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Final Inning For Link to Philadelphia's Baseball Past

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A sports auction Saturday is expected to be the last official event by the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society.

It’ll the swan song for a group dedicated to remembering the Philadelphia A’s — the city’s American League baseball team that left for Kansas City in 1955. 207 more words

News

"It's Strange how these Stars of Balldom have such Beliefs"

Throughout his career as an American League umpire, Billy Evans, who had covered baseball for The Youngstown Vindicator continued to write syndicated newspaper articles.  He was fascinated by the superstitions that controlled the actions of so many players. 1,078 more words

Dave Bancroft breaks his ankle (September 30, 1916)

Dave Bancroft was playing for Philadelphia in 1916. On September 30th, behind Eppa Rixey‚ the Phils take the morning game (yes, a morning game) with Brooklyn‚ 7-2‚ and led  the NL by a half game. 73 more words

Boston Braves (1912 - 1935)

Searching For Baseball’s "Ocean’s Twelve"

By Martin Kleinbard

Anyone who has seen the movie Ocean’s Twelve knows, well, that it’s not very good. The action is boring, the plot drawn out, and the dialogue ridden with clichés and general staleness. 1,749 more words

Sports

Remembering the Miracle Braves and the 1914 World Series

This Saturday’s Atlanta Braves-Oakland Athletics game will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1914 World Series, in which the Braves and Athletics met in one of the more improbable championship matchups in Major League baseball history. 725 more words

History

"It was one of those Lucky Days when a Player can hit a pea"

Norman Arthur “The Tabasco Kid” Elberfeld earned his nickname for his aggressive play and violent temper.  In 1904 he described his greatest game in an  article that appeared in several newspapers: 511 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - July 19, 2014

Is Fox Sports still not willing to talk about “dead guys” because of a 1990’s mentality? Time to break that.

Baseball takes place in the past, present and future all at the same time. 102 more words

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