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Phase II, Election II

As promised at the start of this project’s second phase, we’re going to elect one manager from our backlog on each of eleven Fridays. Last time we inducted Frank Selee. 838 more words


1950 Election Results

Momentum is an interesting thing in baseball. Maybe it’s just as good as tomorrow’s starting pitcher. Maybe it’s a motivator in the clubhouse or the dugout. 815 more words


1950 Manager Candidates

We’re on a hot streak! Two elections in a row we’ve put in a manager. And since we’re only electing 22 total, having a pair in at this point makes it feel like the manager’s wing of the Hall of Miller and Eric is moving in the right direction. 332 more words


1930: Offensive Explosion and Record Attendance

The Stock Market Crash in 1929 set the United States on a path of economic destruction, one that would devastate the country for the entire decade of the 1930’s. 625 more words


Cecil and Josh

Newspapers across the country saw it as a human interest story about baseball; the Black Press saw it very differently.  With his team in a slump, New York Giants Manager… 404 more words

Seasons: Babe Herman's 1930 — the year of the hitter

By Cary Osborne 

This marks the sixth in a series of stories where we look back in depth on some of the greatest individual seasons in Dodger history. 844 more words


Is the Wrong Giants First Baseman in the Hall of Fame?

A while back, I asked the question, “Is the Wrong Red Sox Outfielder in the Hall of Fame?”  This is a follow-up of sorts, though the intent is not necessarily to turn this into a new series.   527 more words