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Newcombe One-hits Braves for First Dodger Win

On day 7 of the 24-game tournament, the Brooklyn Dodgers finally got a win. Don Newcombe was unhittable except by Milwaukee starter Gene Conley. The 6’8″ pitcher stroked a single to left to break up Newcombe’s perfect game in the 6th. 240 more words

Game Reports

64 Years Since Willie Mays Catch And Throw

Sixty four years ago today, the New York Giants on their way to a 4 game sweep, defeated the Cleveland Indians (5-2) in the 1954 World Series opening game. 324 more words

September 22, 1969 — Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants became the first baseball player since Babe Ruth to hit 600 home runs.

This Day In History

1954 Braves Sweep 4 Games from '54 Cleveland Indians

The Milwaukee Braves completed a 4-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians in the first series of this <a href=”https://apba-baseball.com/2018/08/23/opening-day-of-4-team-1954-tournament/”>24-game tournament</a>. Jim Wilson gave up just 3 hits in the 3-1 win. 358 more words

Game Reports

BASN Classics: The Last .400 Hitter

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This article first appeared on BASN Newsroom in March of 2005.

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus

NEW HAVEN — When Boston’s Ted Williams hit .406 to win the AL batting crown in 1941, he was regarded by many as baseball’s last .400 hitter. 712 more words

Baseball

Episode #150: #25 is Retired

You can download the episode here, or stream it below!

https://torturecast.podomatic.com/enclosure/2018-08-13T14_31_06-07_00.mp3

Eric and Chad talk about Barry Bonds’ #25 being retired (Willie Mays’ and Barry Bonds’ speeches are at the end of the podcast) and all of our memories watching him as fans before we started this podcast. 112 more words

San Francisco Giants

Giants' retired Barry Bonds' #25 jersey with a well-deserved ceremony

Finally, the Home Run King Barry Bonds got his day, 11 years after his career ended and a year earlier than he wanted. San Francisco celebrated one of its all-time greats with Bonds’ number retirement ceremony on Saturday at… 707 more words

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