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Baseball History: Jack Warhop

There are two sides to every story.

It was May 6, 1915.

A veteran pitcher surrendered the first home run in a career of a rookie pitcher. 355 more words

Baseball History

Timeout: It Was Forty Years Ago Today!

Note: This story originally ran on this blog 3 years ago.  With today’s NY Daily News retrospective on the story, I am now up to 15 minutes and 55 seconds. 573 more words

Ridiculous AND Sublime

Babe Ruth signed baseball

my find of the week . This baseball signed by babe Ruth. On a early 1920s minor league baseball . Pacific coast league. Signature is in great shape. 85 more words

The Storage Business

Bucs Look For Easy Push and Get Pushed

Well, welll, wellllllll.  After the Cubs visit to Pittsburgh, it is possible the Pirates had an attitude about these new Cubs. 

Maybe, a push-over like the old Cubs.  229 more words

Chicago Cubs

Chris Rock on Baseball

Baseball is the only game where there is a right
way to play: the white way.” ~ Chris Rock

One week after Jackie Robinson Day… 225 more words


The Negro League Baseball Fact for Today - Ted Page

Theodore Roosevelt “Ted” Page was a graceful left handed hitting outfielder that played fifteen years (1923 – 1937) in Negro League baseball.  Born according to most accounts on April 22, 1903 in Glasgow, Kentucky, Page however lived the early part of his life in Youngstown, Ohio where became a high school baseball and football star athlete.  149 more words

Negro League Baseball

Mighty Casey Baseball Bio: Ollie Pickering

You may have heard of the term “Texas Leaguer” – a little flair or bloop single that falls just beyond the infielders and just in front of the outfielders – but you might not know where that term came from. 2,539 more words

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