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On This Day In Baseball History: April 21, 1994

Cleveland Indians switch hitting DH Eddie Murray leads his team to victory over the Minnesota Twins as he homers from both sides of the plate. This gives Steady Eddie 11 games in which he has homered from both sides passing… 39 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

On This Day In Baseball History: April 18, 1923

In front of 72,000 fans at the $2.5 million Yankee Stadium Babe Ruth hits the parks first home run as the Yanks beat the Red Sox 4-1. 28 more words

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The Mick and 565 Feet: Truth or Legend?

By Glen Sparks

New York Yankee legend Mickey Mantle blasted a 1-0 pitch off the Washington Senators’ Chuck Stobbs on this date in 1953. The baseball flew out of Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., punished into the distance by one of the game’s mightiest swings. 994 more words

When Mickey Mantle proved that Judge Learned was not perfect

Many of you know that I am a great fan of baseball, John Q. Barrett, Professor of Law, St. John’s University, and Barrett’s Jackson List.  553 more words


Not everyone was a Yankees fan. How they couldn’t love those guys is beyond me. I still can’t stand the smell of bubble gum even after all these years but withstood the sweet stench back then in the anticipation of coming up with “The Mick’s” card. 84 more words


Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds and PEDs

I follow the St. Louis Cardinals, lightly pay attention to the Atlanta Braves, and outside of that, I don’t pay much attention to whatever else is happening in baseball. 410 more words