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Louisiana's Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. 278 more words


When your LCS has an HOF rookie card you've been seeking, you must buy it

I have an addiction to buying baseball cards. Yes, I said it. I had about 40 minutes of free time Saturday while juggling a bunch of family stuff so I utilized every minute I had and made a trip to one of my local card shops, the one that has lots of vintage. 185 more words


AL Managers and the Hall

When putting together a project like this, you begin to notice some things. And today I have a pretty big one, one that I’m not sure anyone else has ever noticed. 1,740 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Bill Dickey, actor, professional baseball catcher & manager (1907-1993)

R.C. Sherriff, writer (1896-1975)
Walter Abel, actor (1898-1987)
Lester Matthews, actor (1900-1975)
Maria Montez, actress (1912-1951)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Yanks grading F's against the A's in Oakland

The schizophrenic nature of the Yankees’ season has surfaced again on the West Coast. After sweeping a three-game series against the Royals, the team with the best record in the American League, the Yankees lost the first two games of the four-game set to the Athletics, the team with the worst record in the league. 590 more words

Bill Dickey (1941 - Topps #70)

William Malcom Dickey was a Catcher who played for the New York Yankees for over 18 years (1928 – ’43 and, after serving in WWII, ’46). 108 more words

VJP Legends

The Best Baseball Player Born in Louisiana: Mel Ott

Louisiana has more than Voodo, Cajun fries, and jazz music. It also has some pretty good baseball players, all but one I will have to leave off as the best from the state to play. 117 more words

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