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Dyar Miller

Miller pitched for seven years in the majors, compiling a 23-17 record with a 3.23 ERA and 22 saves. A relief specialist, Miller made just one start in his career and pitched over 100 innings just once, in 1977, a year he split between the Baltimore Orioles and California Angels. 109 more words

BASEBALL TRIVIA 062720: Just Left of the Spotlight

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the time this first baseman and leftfielder became the first player to hit two homers in an inning for the second time in a career. 207 more words


The Big Three-Oh - #30

Welcome to “The Big Three-Oh!” I’m turning 30 at the end of July and to celebrate, I am counting down my best/favorite sports moments in my lifetime. 576 more words


An Oral History of the 1918 World Series, Game 4: Cubs vs Red Sox

This is part one of a nine part series, detailing events in baseball history that have occurred on September 9. Consider this the first of nine innings. 3,778 more words



Henry Aaron finished the 1973 season with 713 career home runs, then waited all winter for his appointment with destiny.

In Aaron-like, workmanlike fashion, the Braves slugger quickly ended the drama just four games into the 1974 campaign. 107 more words

#32 Sandy Koufax

(In case you were wondering, this is only the 28th story from SSOMG, but it seemed appropriate to number this story #32 after the Dodger jersey that Sandy made famous). 359 more words

The greatest day of my young, innocent happy life

By Richard K. Munro

Hank Aaron in the early 1960’s

When I was a kid (about 12) I wrote a short essay: “THE GREATEST DAY IN MY LIFE” It was about my friendship with Hank Aaron from afar. 895 more words

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