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The First 2-Team Spring Training Complex - West Palm Beach 1962-96

Built in 1962 for the Atlanta braves and eventually home for the Montreal expos…twice,  this complex became the training grounds for a lot of growth in our baseball industry and even though it has been demolished,  it is still producing some interesting stories in baseball today .   371 more words

Yanks re-sign Drew, and HOF gets 4 new members.

The Yankees re-signed Stephen Drew to a one-year, $5MM contract, and I must admit, I am perplexed and not too happy about the deal.

Ok, does Drew play SS or 2B? 476 more words

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Baseball writers elect Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since … 11 more words

Salsa presents: The John Smoltz Tribute

I was fortunate enough to grow up in the ATL. One of the best things about the dirty south, is that I was privileged to witness one of the best baseball teams of the century for many years. 276 more words


2015 Hall of Fame Ballot, pt. 4: John Smoltz

Much like Pedro Martinez, I never wanted John Smoltz to win. Not only am I a Yankees fan, but I was born in Pittsburgh, and so my other favorite team is the Pirates. 358 more words


The Original "Big Three"

On a recent trip to Collector’s Den, my lcs, I was able to nab a stack of 2013 Triple Threads of some of my favorite players.  152 more words