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It Seems To Me

It Seems To Me (formerly known as “Am I The Only One?”) is a continuing look at some interesting happenings in Baltimore Orioles baseball.

It seems to me…  583 more words

Negro Leagues: Measuring the Quality of Competition

How good were the Negro Leagues? If you’re considering translating Negro League statistics to a Major League setting, you have to have an answer to this question. 1,807 more words

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What makes the Negro Leagues hard to analyze

Continuing our series of think-alouds about Negro Leaguers, I want to respond to feedback from our great friend Verdun2 who strongly encourages us to dive on in. 1,286 more words

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Who are the top Negro League candidates?

Let’s go on a time-machine ride back to the mid-1930s. The baseball Hall of Fame was opening its doors and adding its first dozen or so members. 1,380 more words

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New Arrival: Connie Johnson, sp, Baltimore Orioles

  • Connie Johnson was born in December 1922.
  • His first season in baseball was 1940 with the Toledo/Indianapolis Crawfords of the Negro Leagues. He was 17 years old.
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Remembered Dreams: A Historical Tribute to Jews and Baseball

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American is a pop-up exhibit currently on tour from the National Museum of American Jewish History. Recently, it came to the Sherman Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, and I leisurely enjoyed a walk in the field of dreams. 667 more words


Oscar Charleston STILL Needs a Movie

I posted this on another website previously on 2/16/16 but I really should have been writing it here, for myself. I’m re-posting it here in case that other website fails. 1,340 more words