April 25, 1969 – In the first major trade in franchise history, the Padres trade Opening Day starter Dick Selma (the right-hander was the Padres’ third-round pick in the expansion draft) to the Chicago Cubs for right-handed pitchers… 120 more words
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On a walk from Phillies pitcher Jose Mesa, Rickey Henderson breaks the career walks record established by Babe Ruth in 1935 when he receives his 2,063rd base on balls.
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When I was a boy, my father would take me to the flea market in Ladson, South Carolina. We found some bargains. One dealer had boxes of old baseball cards. 105 more words
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Today in Sport's History
On April 22, 1989, Nolan Ryan became the first, and remains the only, Major League Baseball pitcher to strike out 5,000 batters when the Texas Ranger faced Oakland Athletics star 245 more words
This continues a series on the best Yankees at different positions. Today: center field.
Center field might rival or surpass catcher as the position with the strongest Yankee tradition. 2,508 more words
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All Things Red Sox
Great to see Tim Raines — one of my all-time favorite non-Red Sox players — throw out the first pitch in tonight’s Red Sox – Blue Jays exhibition game in Montreal. 453 more words
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The Shlabotnik Report
About a year ago I bought a $5 wax box of 1992 Stadium Club Series 3, something I figured I’d use as a fallback when I didn’t have any other wax boxes to bust. 57 more words