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In Memoriam: Baseball legend and anti-gun advocate Florence Henderson, 82

Florence Henderson, best known to the world as part of the famous Brady family, has passed away. She was 82.
As a part of the Brady family, she was part of a team that helped introduce the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, commonly known as the Brady Bill, which passed into law in 1993. 152 more words

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - November 11, 2016

3,000 hits is still a cool milestone. But joining the 5,000 club might be even a bigger honor.

It is a by the numbers episode of… 38 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast

The HoME 100: #20–11

Okay, we’ve finally reached the top-20, the elite of the elite, the inner circle, if you will. Today, you’re going to see ten of the twenty best players who ever stepped onto a diamond (and a few ESPN threw in there because their mainstream readers aren’t familiar with Oscar Charlton and Pete Alexander. 2,017 more words

The HoME 100

(my) Tom

I used to love the Who. I used to love grape Nerds, tight-rolling my jeans, and collecting Rickey Henderson baseball cards. I can’t necessarily pinpoint when my love affair with the Who lost its passion, but I’ll never forget their fourth album, 1969’s Tommy. 40 more words

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Nash relishing his second chance

For a moment, the professional playing career of Dash hitter Telvin Nash was over.

The Houston Astros released him at age 24, six years after they drafted the power-hitting first baseman out of high school in Griffin, Ga. 756 more words

What If The Athletics Didn't Need To Worry About Money?

Imagine for just one day that the Oakland Athletics had all the money in the world and Billy Beane decided to go out and make trades left and right. 584 more words

Sports

This Day in Padres History -- May 17

May 17, 1977 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Padres 23-6 at Wrigley Field in a game that set records for most runs, earned runs (20), hits (24 in a nine-inning game), total bases (49) and RBIs (22) ever against a Padre team. 154 more words

Yonder Alonso