Monthly Archives: February 2013

This “Oyster” was a Pearl

Thomas P. Burns “Oyster” Born: 9/6/1864- Philadelphia, Pa Died: 11/11/1928- Brooklyn, NY Oyster Burns, to me, always had one of the more unusual nicknames in baseball.  Some sources claim that he got the name because he worked on an oyster … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series # 12

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 17-16 … Continue reading

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One For The Hall- Bugs Raymond

    Bugs Raymond pitched in parts of 6 seasons in the Major Leagues. He compiled a 45-57 W/L record with a respectable 2.49 ERA.  In 1908 while pitching for a terrible St. Louis Cardinal team that lost 105 games, … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series #11

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 15-15 … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series #10

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 14-13 … Continue reading

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Northside G-Force-Series #9

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 12-12 … Continue reading

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Making The Game Look Easy

Coming to the plate for your 1st at bat in the Majors must be a mixture of nervousness, excitement, bewilderment, and a bucketful of awesomeness. So striking out in that at bat is not uncommon, nor is it a sign … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series #8

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 10-11 … Continue reading

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Some Baseball Revisited Trivia

Everybody reading this blog probably knows that Frank Robinson was the 1st African-American manager in baseball. (Although Ernie Banks did manage a couple of innings for the Cubs in 1973 after Whitey Lockman was ejected, but this doesn’t really count.) … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series #7

This is an ongoing series of posts documenting my online baseball simulation team, the Northside G-Force, on their quest to win the 1969 GAPL Championship, along with the successes and struggles of my all-time favorite player, Bobby Murcer. The 10-8 … Continue reading

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