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Atlanta Braves History: Let there be light (1940)

The new trend in baseball in the 1940′s was to install lights for night games. The Braves (then known as the Boston Bees) had not invested yet. 74 more words

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Tanaka honored as top rookie with Dawson Award

Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese pitcher that the Yankees signed to a seven-year contract during the off-season, has already made a strong impression. The righthander who has earned a spot in the club’s 2014 rotation was named this year’s recipient of the James P. 245 more words

Rogers Hornsby (1892–1963)

As noted in last week’s post, Red Kress wasn’t alone long in the Mets afterlife. Passing away November 29, 1962, he was followed about five weeks later (January 5, 1963) by Rogers Hornsby, the original Mets batting instructor and the first Mets Hall of Famer. 698 more words

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The Lovable Losers Of 1962

The 1961 MLB Expansion Draft was held by Major League Baseball on October 10, 1961 to fill the rosters of the New York Mets and the Houston Colt .45s. 500 more words


Red Kress (1905–1962)

The first Mets uniformed personnel member to die was Red Kress, who passed away from a heart attack November 29, 1962, after coaching the team during the 1962 season. 482 more words

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E-2 if you're scoring at home ...

By Mark Langill

When the cycle of exercise drills and exhibition games gets a little stale, finding unique activities to keep one’s interest in Spring Training remains a time-honored tradition. 183 more words


How Committed Is China to Reform? A Tip From ‘The Old Perfessor’ - China Real Time Report - WSJ

One of the most important questions in the global economy is the commitment to reform by China’s new leaders. Are they more reform-oriented than the last crew, who talked a lot about… 201 more words

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