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On This Day In Baseball History: June 24, 1979

Oakland A’s 20-year old rookie Rickey Henderson makes his Major League debut by singling, doubling, and stealing the first of what will become the all-time record. 71 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

A-Rod's 3,000th hit also his 667th home run

In his previous quests for landmark hits such as his 500th and 600th home runs, Alex Rodriguez went days without achieving them as at-bat after at-bat piled up. 226 more words

Randolph to be honored at 69th Old Timers' Day

Seven Hall of Famers will be among the roster of former Yankees players, managers and coaches who will be on hand for the 69th annual Old-Timers’ Day Saturday at Yankee Stadium. 356 more words

Great Moments In Baseball History: The 1989 Oakland A's Achieve Immortality

By Sam McPherson

The 1989 Oakland Athletics were many things, including World Series champions. They took the tough route to get there, however, losing the 1988 World Series despite being big favorites. 983 more words


Speed, Speed, and More Speed

Speed is the name of the game for Billy Hamilton of the Cincinnati Reds.  Blazing speed and smart base running have made Hamilton a threat.  A single easily turns into a double when Hamilton swipes second base.  457 more words

Jumble Spoiler - 05/30/15

Visual Description:  A tribute to Rickey Henderson.

SUBOG  =  BOGUS,  ALUTF  =  FAULT,  CEEPIA  =  APIECE,  GANCEL  =  GL… 385 more words


Great Moments In Baseball History: The 1981 A's Win The AL West With Billy Ball

By Sam McPherson

In 1979, the Oakland Athletics hit rock bottom, winning only 54 games and at one point drawing a mere 653 fans to a midsummer game. 753 more words