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February 21st in Baseball

On this day in 1931 the Chicago White Sox and New York Giants faced off at Buffalo Stadium in Houston for the first ever night game between two MLB teams.  49 more words


Dodger Stadium During the Off-Seasonal

I’ve always loved Dodger Stadium. Maybe its because its one of the three oldest MLB stadiums still in use. Maybe its because its all the way across the country in the Golden State, the land of stars, the land of milk and honey. 290 more words


Today 2/20, in Baseball

1923- Christy Mathewson is a part of group that purchases the Boston Braves for $300,000, ($4,426,000 inflation adjusted). Considering the price tag to own an MLB team today, I’d say this was a steal.

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More About "A Long Way from Home"

The director of “A Long Way from Home: the Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation” has informed me that the film will be on TV One’s On Demand channel through the end of the month. 40 more words


Five Random Facts

With the season about six weeks away, and teams reporting in full, we are starting to feel baseball fever creeping in.  We’ve seen major signings in the last few days, including J.D. 427 more words

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Boston Red Sox Reportedly Reach Agreement with J.D. Martinez

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly reached an agreement with J.D. Martinez on a five year contract that guarantees Martinez $110 million and contains opt-outs after both years two and three of the deal.  952 more words

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Desegregating Baseball

I stumbled across this documentary yesterday as it made its debut on the television channel TV One. “A Long Way From Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation” tells the story of minority players in the major leagues with the backdrop of a still segregated society. 86 more words