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Impossible to tell which intern is in charge of ESPN’s baseball twitter feed this morning, but apparently someone’s asleep at the switch.
Note the second tweet, posted around 9:45 a.m.: “On this date in 1927, Babe Ruth hit his first HR. 158 more words
In a previous post regarding teams that won as many as three consecutive pennants, I cited the fact that the St. Louis Cardinals denied a great Philadelphia Athletics’ team a third straight title by beating them in the 1931 World Series. 217 more words
While the vaunted New York Yankees of the Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig era, had a far longer run of greatness, thus for history sake are rightfully considered better, few teams including those Yankees could match the (1929-1931) Philadelphia Athletics’ teams. 150 more words
In an earlier post, two teams that each won three consecutive pennants with an overlap, the (1906-1908) Chicago Cubs and the (1907-1909) Detroit Tigers.
Today a look at two glory teams with all-time great managers who at least began their pennant streaks in the 1920’s. 146 more words