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The Three Little Steam Shovels (1944)

The war continues. 1944, however, brought new life to the Braves (then in Boston). Lou Perini, Guido Rugo and Joseph Maney purchased the Braves. Bob Quinn who headed the previous syndicate move on to be President of the club. 94 more words

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Casey Stengel and Mickey Mantle

Tonight is Baseball’s All Star Game and it got me thinking about some of the baseball greats I have seen.  And, I thought of Casey Stengel and Mickey Mantle appearing before a Congressional Committee on July 9, 1958, that was investigating the need for baseball antirust legislation.  305 more words

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler - 07/13/14

“The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.”   —   Casey Stengel

(Hey!  The first Mets manager!  132 more words


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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Padres fire general manager Josh Byrnes; could Kevin Towers return to run the club?

The San Diego Padres finally fired somebody on Sunday and thankfully it wasn’t the manager.

General manager Josh Byrnes was officially made the scapegoat for the latest underachieving season when he was shown the door prior to Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. 523 more words