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On the Outside Looking In: First Base 20th Century

When we divide the outside looking in at every position we naturally break them up by who is on the ballot (or near the ballot) and who has cycled off the ballot. 1,605 more words

The Gil Hodges Story

When we look outside the Hall of Fame, we see two stories that dominate. If we look simply at first base we see two kinds of players on the outside looking in. 1,116 more words

Happy Birthday, Joe Pignatano

Happy Birthday to Joe Pignatano, who was well-liked by New York fans during his eleven years as the Mets bullpen coach.  He is a class act.   46 more words

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Happy Birthday, Don Lock

Happy Birthday to Don Lock, an outfielder who came up through the Yankee farm system and played MLB for the Senators, Phillies and Red Sox in the 1960’s.  279 more words

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The Hall, the Mets, the Dodgers and Gil Hodges

By Mark Langill

The Dodgers playing the Mets in New York during the weekend of Hall of Fame events nearly 200 miles away in Cooperstown will bring perennial candidate Gil Hodges to the forefront of many fans of each franchise — whether pointing to his 361 home runs in a Dodger uniform or the Indiana native leading the 1969 “Miracle Mets” to the championship in his second season as New York manager. 435 more words


SABR 2015 Convention

The SABR 45 Convention kicks off tomorrow, June 24, in Chicago. This is a time for baseball fans to come together to meet players, managers, analysts, writers and other fans and surround themselves with the history, mechanics, and love of this great American sport. 155 more words