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1923 World Series Revisited Giants vs Yankees


Wally Pipp led the AL with a career high 12 home runs in 1916.

Wally Pipp’s 3 run home run in the 1st set the stage for a Yankee rout. 11,469 more words

World Series Revisited

"This call to the bullpen is brought to you by . . . ."

My brother often shares with me his irritation with the broadcasters who describe Yankee baseball games on television and radio.  We were, after all, raised in baseball by Mel Allen and Red Barber, in whose care baseball play-by-play was an art. 451 more words


The Other Guy in Murderer's Row

The 1920s Yankees, known as Murderer’s Row, are one of the most famous of all teams. But in many ways it’s selectively famous. People know Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. 885 more words


RIP, Players Falling Off the 1978 Ballot

Not everyone is good enough to be enshrined in the Hall of Miller and Eric – only the 212 best ever to play the game. And it’s that time in the election cycle again where we determine that there are certain players who will never receive our vote for the HoME. 1,493 more words

RIP, Obituaries Of Players We're No Longer Considering

Just around the corner

The sound of a baseball being caught by a leather glove or the sound of a wooden bat making contact with a ball….Yes, Spring Training is only a month away here in the Sunshine State, also coinciding with the seasonal rebirth of the game is the annual Lakeland area Kiwanis Clubs Pancake Festival at Tigertown. 86 more words

My Music; Listening To Waite Hoyt Announce Cincinnati Redlegs' Baseball Was Poetry And Music

Last week’s posting about Night Flight and the comments from my buddy Roger conjured up some good memories. He commented about the days of listening to Ernie Harwell, George Kell, and JP McCarthy on WJR. 349 more words