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Japanese Baseball News

Tad Iguchi, now age 42, has announced that this will be his last professional season.  It has been quite a career, as he has combined to date for more than 2,200 hits, 294 HRs and 224 stolen bases between MLB and Japan’s NPB.  475 more words

Baseball Abroad

A Snapshot of Negro League Baseball's Cum Posey

Cumberland “Cum” Willis Posey, born June 20, 1891 began his baseball career playing with a black team in his hometown of Homestead, Pennsylvania; the Homestead Grays in  1911.  478 more words

African American History

2017 Player Appearances

In case you didn’t know it, Steve Garvey will be making an appearance tonight at the Rochester Red Wings’ game. He is one of many former MLB and NFL players making appearances this summer at minor league ballparks. 292 more words

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A Snapshot of Negro League Baseball's Sol White

King Solomon “Sol” White wrote about the plight of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century African-American professional baseball player, of which he himself experienced.  487 more words

African American History

Best of the Week, 6/4-10/2017

A come-from-behind-win is great, but when your rookie outfielder both ties the game and then hits a walk-off homer, its downright AWESOME! Nice work, Trey Mancini!

Baseball

How Small Was He?

Something got me thinking today about the smallest real players to play in major league baseball.  Of course, Bill Veeck‘s little person Eddie Gaedel… 544 more words

Los Angeles Dodgers

Fred Manfra Retires

Sunday was Orioles radio Broadcaster Fred Manfra’s last game before retirement. It may not have been the send-off Vin Scully received, but it was still bittersweet. 6 more words

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