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Press-Leader | Today’s highlights in baseball history providedPress-leaderToday is Wednesday, April 12, the 102th day of 2017. There are 263 days left in the year. Today’s highlights in baseball history: 1906 — Johnny Bates of Boston …and more […]

Wed, Apr 12, 2017
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This Date In Baseball – FederalNewsRadio.comFederalNewsRadio.com1913 — Ebbets Field opened in Brooklyn and Philadelphia defeated the Dodgers 1-0 before a crowd of 10,000. The stadium, which cost $750,000 to build, was …and more […]

Sat, Apr 08, 2017
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The Good PhightThe breeze you feel is the Phillies whiffing: Felske Files Episode 104The Good PhightIt would be unfair to say the 2017 Phillies season has gotten off to a disastrous start. Anyone who is “panicking” about a team that most didn’t think would finish with a winning record and is still in the midst of a rebuild shouldn’t be overly worried … […]

Fri, Apr 07, 2017
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Chicago Daily HeraldRon Onesti: Take me out to the ballgame … and concert hallChicago Daily HeraldWith so much of my activity now in the music scene, rarely does my history in the sporting goods business come up. Back in 1985, my brother Rich and I opened …and more […]

Fri, Apr 07, 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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Sporting NewsBaseball Hall of Fame is shorting stars from the 1950s and ’60sSporting NewsApril 5, 2017 8:05pm EDT April 5, 2017 2:36pm EDT The Veterans Committee, by whatever name the Hall of Fame wants to call it, hasn’t inducted a living player since 2001. Allen-Oliva-120810-SN-FTR.jpg Dick Allen, Tony Oliva (SN Archives) …and more […]

Wed, Apr 05, 2017
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Unlovable Losers – The Beachwood Reporter : SportsThe Beachwood ReporterI mean, we really should be prepared for this thing called “rebuilding.” As recently as 2013, when the R-word wasn’t part of the White Sox vocabulary, the club …and more […]

Mon, Apr 03, 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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The numbers don’t lie: Rk Player OPS+ G From To Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB BA OBP SLG 1 Dick Allen 165 1481 1964 1974 22-32 6270 968 1623 277 74 319 975 775 .299 .386 .554 2 Willie McCovey 161 1468 1964 1974 26-36 5713 766 1292 209 27 327 […] […]

Fri, Dec 16, 2016
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Everyone loves a good underdog or comeback story, especially in sports. The downhill skier who suffered devastating injuries and later won an Olympic gold medal. The overmatched football team that beat the undefeated team to win the Super Bowl. Those stories are some of sports fans favorite memories […]

Thu, Dec 01, 2016
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Ryan Howard and Tommy Joseph got to the Philadelphia Phillies in very different ways. But they will be forever connected from here on out. Back in 2001, the Phillies used Travis Lee at their first baseman. He was solid, but unspectacular hitting 20 home runs and driving in 90 runs. They were thinkin […]

Sat, Oct 29, 2016
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