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Marty Niland: Remarkable recovery made Tommy John a household nameMASNsports.comToday is the 43rd anniversary of the date a Dodgers pitcher tore an elbow ligament, an injury that eventually made his name not only a part of baseball vernacular, but a household term. We learned over … He made the big leagues two years later, but … […]

Mon, Jul 17, 2017
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Philadelphia Baseball ReviewPhillies win All-Time Philadelphia All-Star Game in walk-off fashionPhiladelphia Baseball ReviewMoments prior, the Hall of Famer drove in a walk-off game-winner lifting the Phillies All-Stars to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Athletics All-Stars at Citizens Bank Park in the inaugural Philadelphia All-Time All-Star Game sponsored by the … […]

Tue, Jul 11, 2017
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AthlonSports.comMLB’s Greatest Rookie Seasons: Where Will Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger Rank?AthlonSports.comBaseball fans have witnessed an offensive explosion this season, as the league is on pace to shatter the record for most home runs in a single season. The men at the front of the pack, however, are not the veteran sluggers that fans are accustomed to … […]

Tue, Jul 11, 2017
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WVXU50 Years Ago: Tony Perez Homer Wins 1967 All-Star GameWVXUThe Big Dog rode the bench until the 10th inning, when manager Walt Alston told him to replace Phillies third baseman Dick Allen. Perez struck out … Piitchers Jim Lonborg (Red Sox), Stever Hargan (Indians) and Joe Horlen (White Sox) did not play … […]

Tue, Jul 11, 2017
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New Castle NewsHome-grown major leaguer still enjoys the game as Astros scoutNew Castle NewsWhile Richie “Call Me Dick” Allen retired as one of the most prolific power hitters in MLB history, including being named the 1964 National League Rookie of the Year with the Phillies, Hank Allen played seven seasons as a valued utility man, first in … […]

Tue, Jul 11, 2017
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Charlotte ObserverRookies settling in atop baseball’s leaderboardsCharlotte ObserverAaron Judge, Cody Bellinger and Ben Gamel have made quite an impression already during the first half of this 2017 season, with Judge and Bellinger slugging their way to stardom for the Yankees and Dodgers. Gamel, who played briefly for the Yankees …and more […]

Mon, Jul 03, 2017
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Beware the Splinters
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Mon, May 29, 2017
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There’s a story I’ve heard about Ted Williams. The long version is better, but it includes typical Williams language, so I can’t use it here. I’ve told it before, but I like it so much, I’ll tell it again. Anyways, in 1954, like most regulars, Ted only played the early […]

Tue, May 09, 2017
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May 1 1901 – The Senators, after bolting to a 4-0 start, suffer their 1st American League defeat. The opponent was none other than the John McGraw led Baltimore Orioles, the forerunners to the Yankees. The Orioles take a 6-4 win in Washington. The Senators would complete their inaugural season […]

Mon, May 01, 2017
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There is no denying what an honor it is for a baseball player to be named to the Hall of Fame and there is probably no feeling like it. However, … Continue Reading → […]

Thu, Apr 06, 2017
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Pittsburgh Post-GazetteGene Collier: An appreciation for Dick AllenPittsburgh Post-GazetteWhen he was 22, Allen was called Richie Allen or Rich, a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies coming into a league choked with fearsome hitters – Mays, Clemente, Stargell, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Frank Robinson, Willie McCovey, all headed to … […]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
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CBS LocalPush Renewed To Get Phillies Great Dick Allen Into Hall Of FameCBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Baseball, the Hall of Fame and race relations were all rolled into one lightning rod of a man who swung a thunderous bat. A group of advocates who want to see a bust of former Phillies great Dick Allen in Cooperstown took their …Major league pitch for Dick Allen to get into Hall of FamePhilly.comall 2 news articles […]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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HBO is releasing a special about former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood, and how he changed the game of baseball.
Curt Flood had a solid 15-year career in which he hit .293 while being selected to three All-Star teams and seven Gold Glove Awards. But his biggest impact came off the field, […]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 124th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the last of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born players, […]

Wed, Feb 08, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 123rd round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the second of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born player […]

Mon, Jan 30, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 122nd round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the first of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born players […]

Wed, Jan 18, 2017
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We take a look at fifteen of the all-time greatest baseball players to ever wear the number f15 throughout their careers.
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Mon, Jan 16, 2017
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Mon, Jan 16, 2017
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These 10 players are the best to receive only one year of consideration for the MLB Hall of Fame before dropping off the ballot.
Sometimes it’s an honor just to be nominated. This often holds true for entertainment awards shows as well as Hall of Fame voting. With less than two weeks to go be… […]

Fri, Jan 06, 2017
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The below table shows the eight (semi-)retired MLB-playing generations. For each generation, I have listed the number of members with 10-year MLB careers (who ended their careers by 2010), the number of players enshrined in the Hall of Fame as players, and the percentage of eligible players enshrine […]

Fri, Dec 30, 2016
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