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Belated Happy Birthday Bob Thurman!

Due to my efforts towards organizing the youth baseball team for 10 – 12 year olds I will coach this summer, I failed to timely recognize the birthdate of former Negro League and Major League player Robert (Bob) Burns Thurman, May 14, 1917. 1,032 more words

African American History

Fathers and Sons

I read an article today from the NY Times about Mike Trout, MLB’s quiet super-duper star.  One thing that stuck in my mind was that the article stated that Trout is most comparable at this point in his career to… 649 more words

New York Yankees

Tebow on Fallon

MiLB shared this today, so I thought I’d pass it along…


The Swing of Dreams

It’s more rare than the no-hitter.

It’s been done less times than a perfect game.

In fact, it’s just as rare as the unofficial “rarest play” in baseball — the unassisted triple play — and has happened only fifteen times in the history of recorded Major League Baseball. 3,267 more words


Happy Birthday, #5!

Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else. ~ …

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But Didn't We Have Fun?: An Informal History of Baseball's Pioneer Era #bookreview #baseball

Title: But Didn’t We Have Fun?: An Informal History of Baseball’s Pioneer Era, 1843-1870

Author: Peter Morris

Genre: Baseball, Baseball History, History

Book Blurb:

The story of baseball in America begins not with the fabled Abner Doubleday but with a generation of mid-nineteenth-century Americans who moved from the countryside to the cities and brought a cherished but delightfully informal game with them. 384 more words