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A brief history of baseball in Miami - The early years

Founded in July 1896, baseball in Miami is just 119 years old,  much younger than most comparable cities to the north and west.

In 1912, Miami got its first minor league team: the Miami Magicians. 167 more words


A brief history of baseball in Miami - The Marlins

In 1993, 14 years after the Amigos folded and more than 80 years after minor league baseball came to South Florida, Miami finally fielded a major league team. 324 more words


Tiger Duo Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Shortstop Alan Trammel and Pitcher Jack Morris have been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Trammel batted .285 with 185 home runs in his career.  441 more words

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Shohei Otani San Francisco Giants

I hope that the Giants in their recent meeting with Shohei Otani pointed out that the SF Giants were the first MLB team to sign a Japanese pitcher, when they inked… 116 more words

San Francisco Giants

Marshall Bridges and Joe Stanka

Marshall Bridges crossed my consciousness for the first time yesterday.  He came up while I was reviewing Joe Stanka‘s years with Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League — see below.  1,226 more words

San Francisco Giants

Negro League World Series - Part 4

The 2017 Baseball Winter Meetings are scheduled for December 10 – 14 in Orlando, Florida.  Baseball fans will be looking on with anticipation for any trades or free agent signings coming from the meetings that will affect teams in 2018.    852 more words

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A brief history of baseball in Miami -The University of Miami Hurricanes

Legendary University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser took over the Hurricanes in 1963, back when the program had no money, uniforms, scholarships, or recognition. Despite the challenges, during Fraser’s early years, the Hurricanes broke record after record of wins per season, and the program’s reputation began to rise nationally. 114 more words