Every few ballots a player of great talent finally makes it into the Hall of Fame after a decade of close votes. It took Jim Rice 15-years and a final close call of 76% to become forever enshrined. 1,003 more words
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Obituaries are often sad. Not these! Today we kill off nine players, including one of my all-time favorites. Writing these obituaries means we’re on step closer to filling the Hall of Miller and Eric (or at least knowing who won’t be getting in). 1,306 more words
Former Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy will be the featured speaker at the 77th annual Old Timers banquet, scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Nashville Airport Marriott. 279 more words
Dale Murphy and Ron Cey owned the record for most runs in a month at 29. Records get broken.
On April 29, 1994, Colorado 1B Andres Galarraga sets a new NL record by driving in his 30th run of the month in the Rockies’ 6-5 victory over Chicago. 18 more words