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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


Crime Dog in the Hall: Criminal or Logical?

It’s not always so easy to explain to my students the difference between what should happen and what will happen. For example, reasonable people might think that cigarettes… 2,227 more words


In case you missed it: Baseball and 'Fantasy Life'

By Jon Weisman

“Fantasy Life,” an exhibition by photographer Tabitha Soren (the former MTV journalist for people of my generation) that opens Saturday and runs through June 6 at the Kopeikin Gallery on La Cienega Boulevard, explores the fantasies that define America through the lens of baseball. 547 more words


On This Day In Baseball History: April 19, 1963

San Francisco Giants 32-year old outfielder Willie Mays hits his 371st career homer becoming the National League’s all-time right-handed home run leader passing Gil Hodges… 36 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

The Inside Dirt on the 1962 Mets

If you are the fan of any baseball team, then at least once you have had a horrid season.  The type of season that no matter what you do you can just not shake the memory.   383 more words

National League

Gil Hodges - A Hall of Fame Life

Genuine humility is a hard quality to find in baseball today.  With mega money contracts and endorsement deals, being humble will cost a player some dough.   543 more words

National League

The Dodgers' first true catcher-second baseman could be Austin Barnes

Dodgers who have played catcher and second or third base 

By Jon Weisman

Twelve players in Dodger history have played both catcher and second base. Ten have played catcher, second and third. 509 more words

Minor Leagues