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June: Project 365 Slows to a Stop

It was somewhere in June that the Project 365 slowed to a stop. While I would have loved to have finished the project out, I’m still satisfied with the work that I was able to do throughout the first part of the year. 9 more words


Dale Murphy hits 3 home runs in 3 at bats (May 18, 1979)

Dale Murphy, on May 18, 1979,  has 3 home runs in 3 at bats‚ knocking in 5 runs‚ to pace the Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Giants. 21 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Sad trade for Dale Murphy and a sad day for Braves fans (April 3, 1993)

April 3, 1993 was a sad day for Braves fans. The Rockies signed free agent veteran Atlanta Braves outfielder Dale Murphy.

The two-time MVP would hit just .143 in 26 games for the Rocks. 16 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Purple and Black

Our local minor league team (the Boise Hawks) recently ended its decade-plus affiliation with the Chicago Cubs. It’s rather unfortunate because we’ve seen a number of top-tiered prospects roll through Boise over the years, due to the Cubs good scouting department (too bad for Cubs fans that hasn’t translated into wins at the major league level). 175 more words

Dale Murphy and his bid to be in the Hall of Fame

Will Dale Murphy ever make it to the Hall of Fame? I’m thinking not. He was on the ballot for 15 years and didn’t make it in 2013.   632 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Dale Murphy - An athlete who cared

Dale Murphy’s clean-living habits off the diamond were frequently noted in the media. A devout Latter-day Saint, or Mormon, Murphy did not drink alcoholic beverages, would not allow women to be photographed embracing him and paid his teammates’ dinner checks as long as alcoholic beverages were not on the tab. 104 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Dale Murphy's Son Chooses Football

The son of former two-time MVP Dale Murphy has chosen football as his favorite sport. McKay Murphy played all the major sports growing up, but decided college football was for him. 29 more words