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3 for 3: Triple Leaders and Tripel Hops

On a recent trip to my area Total Wine, I happened upon a group of Belgian beers from fairly prominent breweries called “Triple Hop.” What a perfect opportunity to marry with a baseball element (yes, yes, there are Triple IPAs, but they’re really just Imperials). 505 more words


This Day In Padres History -- July 21

July 21, 1970 – With the Padres trailing 1-0, manager Preston Gomez pulled right-handed starting pitcher Clay Kirby for a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the eighth although Kirby had pitched a no-hitter for eight innings against the Mets. 125 more words


Quack, Quack

The Atlantic League’s Long Island Ducks and New Britain Bees wrapped up a three game set with a 10:35am mid-week start.  I was able to catch the last three innings during my lunch break. 429 more words

Foul Play In L.A.

Like many of you, I watched Game 2 of the NLDS Saturday night between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

In the bottom of the 7th and with Dodger runners at first and third trailing by a run at 2-1, Ruben Tejada fielded a ground ball and went to tag second base to get Chase Utley out as he was forced to the base. 499 more words


Unexpected 1968's, Part Three

So here we are with the third an final chapter of “1968 Topps cards I got recently without realizing just how many I had acquired until the dust had settled”. 356 more words

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