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The year the drought ended (1948)

How long would the Braves wait patiently under Billy Southworth for a pennant? 1948 was the year. The Braves finished in first with a record of 91-62, 6 & 1/2 games ahead. 160 more words

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106-year-old Cardinals fan honored, reflects on baseball memories

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Take yourself back in time, sitting in Sportsman’s Park in your Sunday best, penciling in your scorecard and sipping on a red and white striped straw in a glass coke bottle you bought for just a few cents at the concession stand. 435 more words

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On This Day In Baseball History: May 19, 2011

40-year old Rockies first baseman Jason Giambi becomes the second oldest player in history to hit three homers in one game. Stan Musial set the record in 1962 when he went yard three times as a 41-year-old. 36 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

#TBT Stan Musial's 3000th Hit

For Throwback Thursday, we go back to May 13, 1958.

The Cardinals were playing the Cubs at Wrigley Field. At the time Stan had 2,999 career hits.  70 more words

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On This Day In Baseball History: May 13, 1993

Kansas City’s DH and Hall of Famer to be hits his 300th career homer two-day before he turns 40. Brett had become a member of the 3,000 hit club late in the 1992 season. 105 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

Let's get Yogi the Medal of Freedom

The Yankees along with Major League Baseball made it a truly happy 90th birthday Tuesday for Yogi Berra with the donations of replicas of his 10 World Series championship rings and three American League Most Valuable Player Awards that were stolen last year from his museum in Little Falls, N.J. 423 more words

Back to Baseball Basics : Hitting the Ball, for Example!

Have you ever been frustrated by some skill that seemed beyond your reach? Who has not, especially in those ability-driven activities, sports and music? I have had three such notable lifetime experiences – two in sports and one in music. 1,652 more words

Relections On Life