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Other Games We Got out of Baseball

Sometimes there weren’t enough guys around to get up a game of baseball, so improvisation became the way to kill some time. We had other options when the lack of numbers indicated such need. 747 more words

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Books about the Minnesota Twins

A quick bit about some books I have about the Minnesota Twins
COOL OF THE EVENING by Joe Thielman– The story of the 1965 Twins, as they win the American League Pennant and face the Dodgers in the world series. 242 more words

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Race, The Range, and Baseball

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball. By the 1950s, all teams had integrated. There were still problems, but good things had begun. 396 more words

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TAKE ME OUT TO UNCLE PORKY

My dear Uncle Porky had a way with song. He brought us the world of barbershop quartet singing, demonstrating it at family picnics and as a member and director of the Duluth HarborMasters Barbershop chorus. 364 more words

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Three Novels about Baseball

On those nights when the Twins have an off day and there’s no ball game, there are some novels that are fine for that kind of time.   366 more words

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Books about Baseball: Non-Fiction

There are books about umpires, the minor leagues, certain years of winning teams, biographies of all the big names – and even some of the not so big names … books about ‘how to’ in baseball – how to hit, how to catch, how to coach . 456 more words

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Words about Baseball

When it comes to the oral word, baseball has its share of great stuff. We have seen CASEY AT THE BAT(written by Ernest Thayer) in several versions – Disney did a cartoon version, and it has been spoofed several times in other ways. 173 more words

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