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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

Happy Birthday

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

History

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

Events

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

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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

History

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

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