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From two baseball games this week: On pitching, innings, and game-length

A few nights ago (July 21, 2015) I watched the match-up between the Mariners and Tigers. This game, only nine innings, nevertheless lasted the excessive duration of three hours and fifty-five minutes! 362 more words



What do Warren Spahn (right) – the man with the most wins ever for a lefty, Whitey Ford (left) – the man with the most World Series wins ever, Gregg Maddox and Tom Glavine – all Hall Of Fame pitchers have in common? 289 more words

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10 Outstanding Athletes Who Went On To Become War Heroes

This is from ListVerse.

I know about numbers 10, 9, 7 and 4.

Today’s professional athletes are often viewed as overpaid and selfish, with recent sports headlines being dominated by scandals involving domestic abuse and performance-enhancing drugs. 2,236 more words

July 2 1963: Marichal 1, Spahn 0....in 16 innings

It is probably one of the greatest pitching duels ever:

“On July 2, San Francisco sent 25-year-old Juan Marichal out against Warren Spahn, 17 years his senior, in the Tuesday night opener of a three-game set.”   …

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On This Day In Baseball History: July 2, 1963

One of baseball’s most memorable games; a 16-inning game between the Milwaukee Braves and San Francisco Giants that features 7 future Hall of Famers, Hank Aaron… 65 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

Braves Retired Numbers: Warren Spahn

#21 Warren Spahn

Years with Braves: 1942, 1946-1964

Locations: Boston (1942, 1946-1952); Milwaukee (1953-1964)

Date Number Retired: December 11th, 1965 (Milwaukee)

Fast Facts: Of the 10 players/managers that have their number retired by the Braves, Warren Spahn is the only one who never played for the team in Atlanta. 1,704 more words


Pick of the Day: Big Bartolo

Remember when  it use to be common place to bet on Bartolo Colon? Well he’s once again winning the majority of his decisions as he sits at 9-5 with the Mets. 86 more words