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Why Harry "Suitcase" Simpson Has a Place in My Heart

Harry Simpson was one of the first baseball players that captured my attention as I became a young fan of the nation’s “favorite pastime” in the 1950’s.  574 more words

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Owners and Players Agree to New CBA

The word out tonight is that the MLB players and owners have reached agreement on the basic terms of a new five-year collective bargaining agreeing, meaning that all hard-core baseball fans can let out a small sigh of relief.  516 more words

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Clay Bryant – The Alabaman From Virginia

When a ballplayer’s career in the majors is brief – just a game or two – he is said to have had just “a cup of coffee” in the big leagues. 1,280 more words


Hall of Fame Negro League Outfielder Cristobal Torriente

Cristobal Torriente, like most of the 2006 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees from Negro League baseball, had not been well-known to many baseball fans. That includes a long time one such as yours truly.  647 more words

Baseball History

Clubhouse Chatter-Lenny Randle

The most interesting man in baseball, Lenny Randle talks baseball. Seth Renne joins Brian and Norm for Clubhouse Chatter.

And... the Cubs Win!

The Cubs won the World Series. And just like that, a drought of over 100 years has ended. Making it to the World Series was history enough, a feat unaccomplished for over 70 years, ever since the infamous Curse of the Billy Goat in 1945. 232 more words