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5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

By Chris Kral

A rain-delayed and tarp-snafu’ed game at Wrigley Field caused uproar within the San Francisco Giants organization after their game versus the Chicago Cubs was called in favor of the Cubs, 2-0. 413 more words


McCarthy takes us all back in time

For all you young people out there, what occurred at Yankee Stadium Thursday afternoon is called a complete game shutout. You do not see many of those anymore, particularly when the opposing pitcher goes the distance as well. 524 more words

Born in Buffalo (1921)

Buffalo NY has real winters. When you grow up there, you can’t play baseball year round. Spring and baseball means something come March and April. I am guessing none of this was lost on Warren Spahn . 129 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Warren Spahn hits a home run and triple (August 15, 1955)

This is amazing. You just have to love Warren Spahn.

At Sportsman’s Park on August 15, 19955, Milwaukee Braves starting pitcher Warren Spahn hits a home run and a triple in his 12-1 complete-game victory over the Redbirds. 28 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Warren Spahn gets his 300th win (August 11, 1961)

In front of packed County Stadium in Milwaukee, Milwaukee on August 11, 1961, Braves lefty Warren Spahn scatters six hits to beat the Cubs, 2-1, for his 300th victory. 78 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Hank breaks his ankle (1954)

When the Milwaukee Braves (now the Atlanta Braves) got Hank Aaron in 1954, no one knew what a sensation he would become.

They did know however what they had in their pitching would have been with Warren Spahn, Lou Burdette, Gene Conley and Johnny Antonelli. 124 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)