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Pete Rose's fate and Robert Manfred's legacy

On the 61st day of Robert Manfred’s reign as commissioner, he faces a dilemma that may define his tenure as the head of baseball  – … 431 more words


Happy Birthday - Curtis Schmidt!

The leading pitcher of the 1991 and 1992 Kansas Jayhawks, Curtis Schmidt went from a 41st round pick of the Montreal Expos to one of the 24 kids who hailed from Montana to make it to the big leagues. 538 more words

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The Babe & Bruce. Shreveport, 1921.

When Ruth, the mighty Soccaneer,
Stands up to sock the ball,
The throng is bound to raise a cheer
No matter what befall.
It thrills the vast and noisy crowd… 1,218 more words

Sounds From San Francisco Earthquake

A man who survived the freeway collapse during the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake said the noise *volume* can’t be described: screams, horns blaring, motors revving since crushed people’s feet were pressed to the accelerators… I wouldn’t have thought of this.* 175 more words

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Mighty Casey Bio: Abraham Lincoln (Link) Bailey

Born February 12, 1895, this future Chicago Cubs pitcher would be named after the president who shared his birthday.

Abraham Lincoln Bailey was born in Joliet, IL, one of nine Bailey kids, where he learned to play baseball in the sandlots of his city.  615 more words

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