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Stu Cowan: It has been quite a journey from N.D.G. for former umpire Jim McKean

Jim McKean’s world will come full circle on Saturday when he umpires a few innings of the N.D.G. Baseball Major Championship game for the under-12 age group at Loyola Park. 1,198 more words

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Baseball Instant Replay vs. Manager Ejections

Lou Piniella, Leo Durocher, Earl Weaver, and the legendary Bobby Cox; these are just some of the many great managers in the MLB that were able to inspire their teams while entertaining their fans in the process. 575 more words

Monument Monday: Steve Barber

Steve Barber was a southpaw who amassed some strong numbers as a young pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in the early 1960’s.   He played during some of the Orioles lean years, before the emergence of future stars like Jim Palmer and Boog Powell and the trade for Frank Robinson.  515 more words

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Let's Revisit Some Of The Greatest Manager Meltdowns In Baseball History

A baseball manager having a meltdown at an umpire is a pastime as old as baseball itself. Every so often, an umpire is going to get a call wrong, or at least appear to, and the manager on the wrong end of it is going to storm out of the dugout and flip his lid. 755 more words

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Southpaw Flashback: Some Ticket Stub Collectors are Buying Memories

Editor’s Note:  For the remainder of June we will be counting down our 10 favorite columns as we celebrate summer vacation. Coming in at number 7 on our countdown is a column from January 5, 2015. 995 more words

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