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The Walk-down Song

In 1880, the National League changed the rules so that eight balls instead of nine were required for a walk. In 1884, the National League changed the rules so that six balls were required for a walk. 282 more words


Biographies: Black Men in Picture books

Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks and Colin Bootman (Lee and Low; 2016)
Tiny Stitches is as much a history of modern medicine as it is a children’s biography of Vivien Thomas. 627 more words

Me Being Me

Old & new

Last week, John from California found a Nolan Ryan reprint in some packs of 2017 Topps Series 1 baseball cards that he’d opened, and he offered to send it my way. 262 more words

New York Mets

Happy belated birthday to Henry (Hank) Aaron!

Overshadowed by what is arguably the biggest sporting event each year in the United States, Henry “Hank” Aaron celebrated his 83rd birthday.

It may not have been as exciting as the Super Bowl last night, but Aaron’s achievements are still worth noting and remembering as his career statistics are quite extraordinary. 194 more words

Baseball Cards

All My Fantasies Are Baseball Fantasies


…It’s like ‘back to school’ swag for people who are too old for Five Star binders, but refuse to grow up & 608 more words

Breaking Now

TIAM Sunday February 5th

Here’s hoping you’re having a super Sunday!

On this morning’s program we got Harry’s review of Robert De Niro’s new movie, celebrated some birthdays and talked about some strange holidays. 140 more words

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