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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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
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