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Happy Birthday, Ben Tincup!

A baseball lifer, Austin Ben Tincup spent fifty years playing and teaching baseball to thousands of kids all over the country – but not before he became the first Native American from Oklahoma to make it to the big leagues. 2,546 more words

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Happy Birthday, Dorsey Riddlemoser!

Dorsey Riddlemoser had a very brief major league career, making a single start in August, 1899 for the Washington Senators.  This was when the Senators were in their final season in the National League.  355 more words

Baseball History

I Have Never Seen Jackie Robinson Play Baseball

I have never seen Jackie Robinson play baseball, he died years before I was born.

I have seen a few highlights of his career but can only recall one clip I have ever seen of him playing baseball and it is probably the most well known clip, Jackie steals home against the Yankees in the World Series.  512 more words

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April 15th 2014: Celebrate Jackie Robinson The Player

Every year, on April 15th, we get to celebrate the great man and the baseball player Jackie Robinson. Every Major League Baseball player wears the number 42 on this day, in honor of Jackie. 380 more words


Buck Misses Arguing

According to Ben Standig and MLB.com, Buck Showalter misses arguing with umpires.  Standig states: “The introduction of instant replay this season has curtailed the manager-umpire argument. 148 more words


Field of Dreams: Taking a Shot at 'The Show'

Today, I saw the name Chris Colabello in my fantasy hot list, he is hitting .308 with a home run and 14 RBIs.  As soon as I seen the name I smiled. 2,272 more words

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Happy Birthday, Dodger and Royals Stadiums...

I wrote late last night, so I won’t add any new news here (not much happened since 11:30).  However, if you are enjoying what you see here – keep reading the other posts.  326 more words

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