Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pete Rose-No Hall For You.

The 1st time I paid any attention to Pete Rose was when he bowled over Ray Fosse in the bottom of the 12th inning of the 1970 All Star Game. I was 11 years old, a Yankee fan, an American … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Relief? F I R P O

    Firpo Marberry has one of the coolest names in baseball.(I don’t know if you can top Van Lingle Mungo.) But he is also extremely underrated as well. Frederick Marberry was born on 11/30/1898 and died at the age … Continue reading

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A History of baseball In 100 Objects #22-Grass

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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A History of Baseball in 100 Objects #21-Tabletop Baseball

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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Awesome Mantle Memorabilia

If you’ve been following this blog and it’s previous incarnation you know I love baseball memorabilia, and I love Mickey Mantle. Both in a good clean non-Sandusky kind of way. And every once in a while a piece comes to … Continue reading

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The History of Baseball in 100 Objects #20-Kenesaw Mountain Landis

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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Satchel Paige-“Don’t look back, something might be gaining on you.”

                                                                                              Photo from SI/CNN Photo Gallery Satchel Paige was signed by Bill Veeck’s Cleveland Indians in July of 1948. Paige became the oldest player to make his Major League debut, just 2 days after his 42nd birthday. He finished the … Continue reading

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The History of Baseball in 100 Objects #19-The Championship Ring.

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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The History of Baseball in 100 Objects #18- The 1st Baseball Card

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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Tommy Thevenow-Don’t Call Me Judy

  Tommy Thevenow played 15 years in the National League, primarily at shortstop, and sported a .247 lifetime average. In 1926, playing shortstop for the Cardinals, in the middle of a tight Pennant race, Thevenow hit home runs in games … Continue reading

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