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Dennis Eckersley and the ubiquitous baseball mustache of the 80's.

America’s hipsters and post-ironic trust fund kids may be growing out their mustaches now, but baseball players of the 70’s had little idea of how their ‘staches (which were considered masculine) were actually a cultural influence initiated by gay culture. 381 more words

Oakland A's

Baseball Hall of Fame 2016

Today it was announced that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza would be enshrined in Cooperstown.  These two are certainly excellent editions to the Hall and there should really be no argument at their selection.   302 more words

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Rookie Card Upgrade: 1976 Topps/OPC Dennis Eckersley

I’ve owned quite a few Dennis Eckersley rookie cards over the years, all of which are not as good as this raw copy. Kind of sad. 37 more words

Baseball Cards

The second guessers

I killed Matt Harvey back in September over the maxed-out innings controversy. I said he was gutless and that he was a pussy. Well I was wrong. 246 more words

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BILLY BATES - Sully Baseball Unsung Post Season Hero of October 17

OCTOBER 16, 1990 – World Series Game 2

Billy Bates, today’s unsung post season hero, only played 29 games in the major leagues. His last big league appearance made him a cult hero in Cincinnati. 457 more words

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#TBT: Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays participate in glorious Farmers Night at Cleveland Municipal Stadium

When Toronto entered the Major Leagues in 1977, Jay’s catcher Phil Roof and DH Sam Ewing probably never thought they would be milking a cow at Cleveland Stadium. 186 more words