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2015 Veteran's Ballot: The infield

In early December the Veteran’s Committee (1946-72 version) will vote on a list of 10 candidates for the Hall of Fame. You can find the list on a post below. 1,152 more words

Baseball

UNLIKELY WORLD SERIES HEROES

 

  •  Before the hardwood boys start bouncing bags of air,  let’s look at the ‘Unlikely Heroes’ of October (and September) On a frigid October night in 2006, The Little Engine That Could, David Eckstein, joined the long list of ‘Unlikely Heroes’.
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Maury Wills, Gil Hodges on Golden Era Committee ballot for Hall of Fame

By Cary Osborne

Dodger legends Maury Wills and Gil Hodges have their shot at the Hall of Fame again.

On Thursday morning, the National Baseball Hall of Fame… 686 more words

History

WORLD SERIES CLASSICS - 1960 LVII

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  • After six games of the 1960 Series, the Yankees had scored 46 runs to the Pirates 17. Surely a Yankee triumph to the tune of four games to two had been sealed in the record books. 
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UNANSWERED PETITIONARY PRAYERS

On a bright Sunday October morning in 1952, I was deftly maneuvering the platter as the priest dispensed communion wafers. Every wafer that found its way to an awaiting tongue was not communion to me. 412 more words

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45 Years Ago Today......

I was on lunch break during my senior year in high school when the unthinkable happened….

The History of the New York Mets

Hey baseball fans!

As many of you already know, I am a Yankees fan, but that does’t mean that I can’t root for the Mets if they just happen to be on TV. 606 more words