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NIPPY JONES - Sully Baseball Unsung Post Season Hero of October 6

OCTOBER 6, 1957 – World Series Game 4

The New York Yankees were on the verge of adding another victim to their list of vanquished teams in the World Series. 522 more words

New York Yankees

Remembering '65: Tied!

By Jon Weisman

“Breathing defiance in the face of the Giants’ seemingly insurmountable lead,” wrote Frank Finch in the September 24 edition of the Times, “the doughty Dodgers face the Cardinals tonight to open their final homestand of the gruelling, grinding National League campaign.” 733 more words


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

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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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