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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

Baseball

THE LOST ART OF PITCHING

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

Baseball Blogs

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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Baseball

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

MLB

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

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