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Base-Ball. On Ice.

“Games, you remember, go by a kind of immutable rotation – as much a law of childhood as gravitation of the universe. Marbles belong to spring, to the first weeks after the frost is out of the ground. 422 more words

Baseball

Baseball 365 - January 19th in History

Birth Announcements:

(1888) Chick Gandil

Member of the Black Sox – career ended in infamy.

(1903) Merle (Lefty) Settlemire

(1935) Fred (Squeaky) Valentine

Fred Valentine was an outfielder with Baltimore and Washington in the 1960s – had a decent season in 1966, batting .276 with some power and 22 stolen bases, but didn’t maintain that level of production and disappeared after 1968.  1,000 more words

Baseball History

"Holy smokes!" Lena Dunbar's 1871 Boston Red Stockings card collection, one of Antique Roadshows most valued appraisals

Fox Sports: If you’ve ever been into baseball cards, you have a dream that one day your collection will be worth some money.

One woman is currently living that dream, although she wasn’t a collector herself. 32 more words

Culture

As Seen On MLB.com: Legendary status for Trout after 3 seasons

Below is a story that ran on MLB.com today about Mike Trout’s production in his first 3 years, and how it stacks up against some of the game’s all-time greats. 877 more words

MLB

The 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The results are in on 2015 voting for the Hall of Fame, and there weren’t really a whole lot of surprises.  At least, the biggest surprise in my mind is that… 699 more words

Baseball History

Baseball Immortality: Time to Induct Fred McGriff

In the year of 2000, the, “rap” (per say) group, Baha Men, released a track that corresponded with their new album title, “Who Let the Dogs Out”.  767 more words

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