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“Baseball taught America how to work together, worship together, mingle together…” – James “Mudcat” Grant.
Former baseball legend James “Mudcat” Grant received his honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College on Monday, Feb. 344 more words
“General Mills, the makers of Wheaties, unveils three new Jackie Robinson cereal boxes to be sold in stores nationwide. The Dodgers’ Hall of Fame infielder will be the first athlete to be honored on all three varieties of Wheaties: Original Wheaties, Honey Frosted Wheaties, and Crispy Wheaties ‘n’ Raisins.” 20 more words
This is Chapter Seven in a developing series titled “Who Remembers…..” that aims to highlight the careers of colorful and intriguing personalities who made their mark on the game of baseball, whether on or off the field. 695 more words
“The spitball, shineball, and emeryball are outlawed by the American and National League Joint Rules Committee. Seventeen pitchers, including Burleigh Grimes, who will be the last player to legally throw a doctored pitch, are allowed to keep throwing the banned pitches until they retired.” 20 more words