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Happy Reds birthday, Ken Griffey!

April 10, 1950

Starting right fielder for the Big Red Machine. Three-time All-Star. Perennial .300 hitter (.296 for his career). Ken Griffey excelled at all he did. 91 more words

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Let's Go Streaking!

Baseball streaks are funny.  Some take on mythological qualities such as Joe D’s 56 game hitting streak or Cal Ripken’s Iron Man streak of games played (2,632).  1,058 more words

The 5th Street Stairs: A Sweet Story

There’s a town along the Monongahela River, just north of the bright yellow Stan “The Man” Musial Bridge, called Donora. The old mill town is famous for being the “Home of Champions,” most prominently the aforementioned baseball legend, plus Ken Griffey, Sr. 316 more words

Donora

Why cards from the '80s and '90s are worthless - but there's a silver lining

There was a time when sports card companies were printing sports cards like they had a licence to print money.

Oh the good ol’ mid-1980s to early 1990s saw millions of cards being scooped up by eager buyers – many hoping to keep as investments for the future when they can cash in and be a self-made millionaire. 366 more words

Baseball Cards

1975 World Series Game 6 "The greatest game ever played"

On October 21st, 1975, one of the most memorable games in all of sports was taken place in Boston at Fenway Park. The Cincinnati Reds who swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NLCS were looking for their first World Series title since 1940 in which they made it to the World Series in 1970 and 1972 but lost. 335 more words

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Rick Stowe and Ken Griffey Jr. Share a Common Connection

Rick Stowe is the home team clubhouse manager for the Cincinnati Reds.  He was working for the Red at the time Ken Griffey Jr. was playing for the Reds. 65 more words

Baseball Father

The HoME 100: #70–61

We pick up our latest HoME 100 entry this week at #80. Go back and check out #100–91, #90–81, and # 1,744 more words

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