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My Own Little Hall of Fame: Class of 1916

Refreshed from seeing our son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren, I’m back to business. So it’s a new month and a new addition to My Own Little Hall of Fame. 584 more words


1979 HoME Results

Election number nineteen brings a surprising six entrants into the Hall of Miller and Eric. We welcome Willie Mays, Art Fletcher, Mordecai Brown, Willie Keeler, Pee Wee Reese, and Joe Tinker. 1,743 more words


1978 HoME Results

Our eighteenth election saw us open our e-doors to five new greats. Welcome to the Hall of Miller and Eric: Roberto Clemente, Urban Shocker, Sandy Koufax, Bobby Veach, and Bid McPhee. 2,081 more words


Class of 1939

Cap Anson
Eddie Collins
Charles Comisky
Candy Cummings
Buck Ewing
Lou Gehrig
Willie Keeler
Charles Radbourn
George Sisler
Al Spalding


The other classes


How to Innovate: Hit ‘Em Where They Ain’t

Here’s a bit of advice on innovation from baseball great Willie Keeler, who played in the majors from 1892 to 1910.

Batters usually hit to the field on the side of the plate they bat from. 218 more words


The Historical Significance of Musial and Weaver

The Historical Significance of Musial & Weaver

This year the baseball world lost two great men. Stan “the Man” Musial and Earl Weaver both died on January 19, 2013. 583 more words

National League Happenings

April 30 -- important day in Yankees history

Tuesday is April 30, which is one of the most significant calendar days in Yankees history. The franchise was introduced to New York City on that date 110 years ago, and one of its iconic figures began and ended his career on the same date 16 years apart. 392 more words