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The Seven Baseball Records That Will Never Be Broken

Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak came to an end on this day in 1941. The streak is considered by many to be unbreakable, with Pete Rose mounting the most serious offensive in 1979 with a 44-game streak. 1,284 more words


Thrift Treasures 88: Return of the Bash Brothers 

Given my geographic location it’s pretty common that during my thrift store hunting I come across Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants items.

While nothing moving forward likely won’t ever match a find from five years ago ( 492 more words

Baseball Cards

Ball signed by Rickey Henderson circa 1982 gifted to me by co-worker

I work with some awesome people. Their generosity is off the charts sometimes.

One of my co-workers, who collects game-used San Francisco 49ers equipment, often brings items to me to look at and help photo match. 103 more words


The Lost Art of the Stolen Base

These images are of a time when the stole base was as important as the home run. These were the table setters who disrupted the pitcher no matter how good the pitcher was. 236 more words


Billy Hamilton Notches His 40th Stolen Base Of the Year, Marches Towards History

Via-Yahoo Sports

Cincinnati Reds speedster Billy Hamilton was at it again Monday, swiping four bags in Cincinnati’s 11-7 win over Minnesota to raise his stolen base total to 40 this season. 731 more words


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