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Did You Know...

On July 1, 1990, Andy Hawkins of the New York Yankees threw a no-hitter but lost the game 4-0.  Unreal.


1969: We’ve Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden

In response to the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of August 1969, folk singer Joni Mitchell penned a lyrical ballad “Woodstock,” which became a major hit for Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young.  7,662 more words

National League

No One Can Survive Walking the Plank

Hey baseball fans!

I’m currently on vacation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! I was supposed to stop off at Gettysburg, PA for a reennactment of the Battle of Gettysburg that took place during the American Civil War, but the reennactment got cancelled. 243 more words

LAD vs. SF: Which Team is Truly Better?

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Other than the Yankees and Red Sox, there is one other big rivalry in Major League Baseball: the Dodgers and the Giants. With that being said, it’s time to find out which of these two NL West teams is better! 381 more words

Did You Know...

The 2010 baseball season marked the first time in Milwakuee Brewers history in which two batters were each hit by 20 or more pitches over the course of the same baseball season.   16 more words


One Thing Leads to Another

It’s been sixteen years since the last major league baseball expansion, which equals the longest period between expansions since 1961 when the first MLB expansion happened.  920 more words

New York Yankees

Foreign Players in KBO -- A History Lesson

mykbo.net recently linked to a Korea Times article written a member of SABR’s Korea chapter that I thought was very interesting.  It’s about 1998, the season when foreign players (players from the Americas) began playing in South Korea’s KBO. 373 more words

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