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Five Statistical Facts about Harmon Killebrew

One of my favorite home run hitters in history is Harmon Killebrew. Sure, a lot of it is because he signed an autograph for me through the mail half of my life ago. 385 more words


Mickey Mantle's Hall of Fame speech

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1974, Mickey Mantle had an eighteen-year career with the New York Yankees.  As a switch hitter during my high school softball years, I can’t help but hold a spot in my heart for Mantle.  39 more words


Yankee Stadium Tour

Replica of Yankee Stadium

The Yankee Stadium Classic Tour is the perfect gift or activity for kids and adults of all ages (except if you’re a Mets fan). 80 more words

Local History

The Relevancy of Writing Letters

What a dynamic and exciting title. However, now that I have your attention, let me make a case for the antiquated and dying art of a real hand written letter, even in the internet-fueled age of 2014, soon to be 2015.  1,172 more words

Mickey Mantle (1956 - Topps #135)

Mickey Charles Mantle (The Commerce Comet) was the ultimate baseball switch hitter. He batted .298, playing center-field for 18 years, all with the New York Yankees. 163 more words

VJP Legends

Encore: My Mazeroski Moment (Or, How the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates Helped Make Me Grow Up)

The Pop History Dig is a terrific website that chronicles signature events and figures of 20th century popular culture. And the latest submission by encyclopedic author… 983 more words