Monthly Archives: April 2013

1969 Northside G-Force-Series #30

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 53-49 … Continue reading

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Why No Left-Handed Catchers-Mystery Solved

Benny Distefano was the last left-handed player to catch in a Major League game. He played in 3 games for a total of 6 innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1989. No left-hander has worn the tools of ignorance since, … Continue reading

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More 19th Century Baseball Goodness?

The New Haven Elm Citys were a Major League baseball team. Not a very good baseball team, and to be honest they were a terrible baseball team. But that’s not stopping Steve Scarpa over at 19th Century Baseball, New Haven … Continue reading

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Lou Bierbauer-My Personal 2nd Baseman

Louis W. “Lou” Bierbauer Born: 9/28/1865 –Erie, Pa Died 1/31/1926- Erie, Pa Several years ago I was involved in a Diamond Mind league that was utilizing the stats from the 19th Century. It started in 1888 and had advanced to … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force- Series #29

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 51-47 … Continue reading

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Happy 102nd Birthday Connie Marrero

NOTE: I posted this last year on his 101st birthday, and am really happy to be doing it once again. Born Conrado Eugenio Marrero Ramos on April 25, 1911 in Cuba, Connie Marrero is 101 years old today, and is … Continue reading

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One For The Hall-Andy Coakley

  Andy Coakley pitched just 9 seasons in the Major leagues, beginning at the age of 19 with the 1902 Philadelphia A’s. He had just finished pitching his 2nd season with Holy Cross where he went 10-3 with 6 shutouts, … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force- Series #28

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 43-51 … Continue reading

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No, This Guy Did Not Shoot JFK

This is a high school yearbook picture of a future pitcher in the Major Leagues. I know, it looks like Lee Harvey Oswald, but it’s not. I never would have guessed who this was in 100 tries. Do you know … Continue reading

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1969 Northside G-Force-Series #27

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 38-52 … Continue reading

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