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Seven And Eight Regarding Three Or More Consecutive Pennants

“Seven and Eight” is not a mixed alcoholic beverage/brand (Seven and Seven is) and I come to praise #7 (Mickey Mantle), but he did drink and often, as he apologized for, was “less than courteous,” when doing so. 419 more words

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, baseball was literally how Americans passed the time on a warm summer evening. These books about baseball will help summer readers pass the time. 449 more words

Picture Book Biography

Teixeira's battered body told him it was time

Upon reflection of when his playing days were nearing an end, Yankees manager Joe Girardi recalled praying that it would be revealed to him when to retire. 1,115 more words

Midsummer memories

Congratulations to all those who participated in the 2016 MLB All Star Game. And congratulations to the American League for their victory in this midsummer classic that highlights some of the best in baseball. 811 more words


Congratulations are in order...

Most high school baseball teams’ seasons are in the record books; travel baseball teams have issued equipment for summer competition; and tournaments at the college level are either complete or currently wrapping up. 459 more words

From The Publisher

The First Home Run Derby

Tonight, you can watch the Home Run Derby, a part of the All Star events since 1985. There will be high-tech distance trackers for every home run and plenty of chatter as the players smack dozens of baseballs out of Petco Park in San Diego. 75 more words