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Yankee Stadium Yogi

Returning to my blog after a long absence, but I’ll keep it short and sweet – on this day of memorials to the great Yogi Berra, a few rare photos of him at Yankee Stadium in the 1950’s, from various sources. 297 more words


Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dead At 90 He Caught A Perfect Game For Don Larsen (Video)

For Yogi Berra, the legendary New York Yankees catcher, it wasn’t over until it was finally over. The man known as much for his oddball sayings as his great playing, died yesterday (Tuesday). 223 more words




will be available at Amazon.com on/or about September 20, 2015. 166 pages packed with my introduction to the greatest game ever played. Then immerse yourself in  fifteen (15) of the most entrancing, entertaining  and ground-breaking World Series games ever played. 78 more words


August 7 in history:

George Washington established one of the highest U.S. military awards on this date in 1782, when he ordered the creation of the Purple Heart for the Continental Army.   111 more words

Today In History

Remembering Milkman Jim Turner

Milkman Jim Turner was my first major league pitching coach. I met him in Fort Lauderdale when I arrived at spring training in February, 1966. He had pitched for the Boston Braves and the Cinncinnati Reds, where he got his first World Series ring in 1940. 407 more words

Recollections Of My Baseball Career

July 28 Was Perfect for Rogers and Martinez

By Glen Sparks

Kenny Rogers tossed a perfect game on this date in 1991. The Texas Rangers left-hander struck out eight and threw 98 pitches in setting down all 27 California Angels hitters at the Ballpark in Arlington. 741 more words

Happy Birthday, Norm Siebern

Happy Birthday to Norm Siebern, a former New York Yankee, who played major league baseball from 1956 to 1968.  Norm came up through the Yankee organization and was part of a trade that would have historic significance to the Yankees and to the game of baseball.  187 more words

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