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Food-Issue Friday: 1979 Hostess Dale Murphy. Or, Happy Belated Birthday to Me

I celebrated my forty-fifth birthday earlier this week, and for the first time in a long time I was actually looking forward to the day. It wasn’t because of the unexpected, nor was it because I enjoy the body breaking down; no, my interest was rooted in the anticipation of what I knew I was getting for my present. 201 more words

Atlanta Braves

Dale Murphy traded to the Phillies (August 4, 1990)

August 4, 1990 was a sad day. The Atlanta Braves trade Dale Murphy to the Phillies for Jeff Parrett, Jim Vatcher and Victor Rosario.

The move did make way for the youngster David Justice to return to right field and win the Rookie-of-the-Year Award.

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

National League and Dale Murphy beat the Junior Circuit (July 10, 1984)

Now this will expose my bias but I am clear on that. You will see a lot of references to the All-Star game and the Junior Circuit. 83 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

10 things to know about Dale Murphy (1976 - 1990)

So a little background on Dale (Bryan) Murphy.

  1. He was born March 12, 1956 in Portland, Oregon.
  2. He was an outfielder and first baseman but started as a catcher.
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Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Players with the Awful Career Statistics Against Greg Maddux

Greg Maddux was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014. In nearly every pitching category Maddux was a success. Of course this couldn’t have been done without a little help from a few hitters who never quite figured him out. 441 more words

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Food-Issue Friday: Got Milk?

One of my more recent food-issue purchases brings with it many memories from my childhood. You might think that I owned this card at one time by me saying that, but it has more to do with the logo in the upper left-hand corner. 244 more words

Greatest from....Oregon

Oregon, the Beaver State. Located in the Pacific Northwest between Washington and California, Oregon was admitted into the Union in 1859 as the 33rd state. Today, Oregon’s landscape is one of the most diverse in the nation, with its evergreen forests and picturesque mountains and waterfalls, coupled with its amazing Pacific Coastline. 205 more words