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Blacks scarce at annual Jackie Robinson Day game

By Charles Hallman, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Does anyone really care anymore?

MINNESOTA — This year’s annual Jackie Robinson Day (April 15) held by Major League Baseball (MLB) has come and gone. 565 more words


Dave Winfield on ‘Pride and Dignity’ of the WBC

SAN DIEGO – Just before first pitch between the United States and the Dominican Republic in the second round of the World Baseball Classic, we spoke with Hall of Famer… 677 more words

World Baseball Classic

Dave Winfield 1978 Kellogg's 3-D Super Stars - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for March 25, 2017

With all of the super hero movies being made these days (it seems like they come out every hour on the hour) I started thinking about Dave Winfield and the effect he had on me as a kid. 698 more words

New York Yankees

The '81 Yankees: Reggie's Animosity, The Second Half Collapse, and The Only Pennant.

Definitely the most polarizing team in sports history, the dreaded Bronx Bombers history of success is well documented. With some of the biggest names in the history of the sport putting on the iconic pinstripes (Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Whitey Ford, Joe DiMaggio, Catfish Hunter, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Ichiro Suzuki, etc), the New York Yankees are going for their 10th consecutive decade with a World Series appearance. 1,163 more words


Padres Pics #10.

During a 1980 game against the Astros, Dave Winfield was drilled by Nolan Ryan and Winny decided to take matters into his own hands by charging the mound. 410 more words

San Diego Padres

Goodbye, Jerry Coleman.

Following Jerry Coleman’s death back in January of 2014, I posted this on 90 Feet of Perfection. Today marks 3 years since The Colonel passed away, so I’ve decided to share it again here on The 5.5 Hole, as it seems relevant to the blog and is a fitting memorial. 1,459 more words

San Diego Padres