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The Story Behind the 'Graph: Earl Weaver

Hall of Fame Manager Earl Weaver was best known for his hatred of umpires and stubbornness whenever they totally missed a call. When I met him at a charity baseball game and got his autograph, Weaver didn’t kick any dirt on me. 13 more words


Rollie Fingers riding a dolphin and other random thoughts.

Most of the Athletics sights in internet-land played the typical baseball writing game of follow the leader and were frothing at the mouth at the signing of Barry Zito. 391 more words

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Santarone Selected To MLB Groundskeepers HOF

The Baltimore Orioles announced earlier today that late Orioles Head Groundskeeper Pat Santarone was named to the Major League Baseball Groundskeepers Hall of Fame.

Santarone was with the Orioles from 1969 through 1991. 237 more words


Some Ticket Stub Collectors are Buying Memories

Last week I mentioned that I wanted to dig up my ticket stub from the 1984 Citrus Bowl that I attended with my mother, grandmother and cousin. 970 more words

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