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Curling Collectibles

I collected baseball cards when I was a kid. Some of them were sacrificed early (Donn Clendenon, Marv Throneberry…) and attached to the spokes of my bike to change my whirring wheels to WHIR-R-R-R-RING wheels. 115 more words


February 14th

Tomorrow is a big day, filled with anticipation, love, and more than a little excitement. It is, of course, the first day major league pitchers and catchers report to spring training. 705 more words


Willie Mays hits a homer off of Warren Spahn in the bottom of the 16th (July 2, 1963)

It was July 2, 1963. Even though it is July, they are playing at Candlestick Park so it probably wasn’t hot. 15,921 were in attendance at the start. 161 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Spahnie, Our Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes....

Some mysteries are simply too easy to solve. Take The Case of the Disappearing CG Stat.

In this era of 100 pitch count limits on starters – and an emphasis upon the need for pitchers to work the corners of the plate and run up pitch counts – who in the world is going to be around deep enough to even have a shot at a complete game? 190 more words


1950s All-Decade Team

The 1950s was the beginning of some legendary baseball careers. Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays all began their careers. Franchises were on the move as the… 522 more words