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The 1967 All-Star Game Was a Prelude To The Year Of The PitcherChicagoNow (blog)This one off the aforementioned Hunter. To begin the bottom of the fifteenth, the National League called on future White Sox player Tom Seaver. “Tom Terrific” promptly saved the game to put an end to the abundance of remarkable performances. Winning … […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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x-TwinsWinona Daily NewsNow at 898 for his career, fourth among active players, Mauer has already passed the following this season: Reggie Smith, Andruw Jones, Johnny Bench, Paul O’Neill and Dick Allen. Mauer is currently tied with Jose Cruz Sr. for 175th all-time and is …and more […]

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
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Chicago TribuneWould a free ticket giveaway work for the White Sox?Chicago TribuneI happened to be there that day, a doubleheader against the Twins, because it was Dick Allen Bat Day. The Sox opened the doors early, at 10 a.m., to disperse 25,000 souvenir bats to kids 14 and under. The bats were about 20 to 22 inches long, a far cry …and more […]

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
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TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressHere’s why Twins lost two home games for Puerto Rico series vs. Cleveland IndiansTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressSnowmageddon 2018 has reached its conclusion for the Twins and Chicago White Sox, who have scheduled three makeup dates for the weekend games they lost because of this historic blizzard. The April 13 game will be made up on June 5 at Target Field at 3 …and more […]

Mon, Apr 16, 2018
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Garry Lenton: Philly teams made memories, promise moreReading EagleI saw Johnny Callison and Dick Allen play at Connie Mack Stadium; Mike Schmidt and Greg Luzinski at the Vet; and Ryan Howard and Chase Utley at Citizens Bank Park. My life is connected to these teams. They trigger memories of games with my dad and … […]

Sat, Apr 14, 2018
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Cherry Hill Courier PostSliding into home: On childhood, family and the 1964 PhilliesCherry Hill Courier PostHis father is more reticent in his politics, but not in his core beliefs: His favorite player is Richie Allen, a black third baseman who would later become a polarizing, outspoken player in a city grappling with racism. “That said something to a kid … […]

Tue, Apr 03, 2018
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Chicago Tribune5 thoughts from baseball’s opening weekend: Home runs, ties and box scoresChicago TribuneYou have to feel for Gabe Kapler, the rookie manager of the Phillies who was ridiculed over his bullpen decisions the first two games even before Saturday, when he called on a reliever who hadn’t warmed up. Kapler set a record by using 15 pitchers in …and more […]

Mon, Apr 02, 2018
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Amazin’ AvenueRemembering the best start in Mets historyAmazin’ AvenueThe Mets lost the first game, 6-0, to a solid Philly team that won 85 games that year, led by superstar Dick Allen and future Hall of Famer Jim Bunning. In game two of the twin bill, the Phillies ran out largely the same lineup as they did in game one … […]

Wed, Mar 28, 2018
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South Side SoxIntroducing: South Side Sox’s White Sox Hall of FameSouth Side SoxOnce upon a time, the Chicago White Sox had a team Hall of Fame — until they decided to put it in mothballs, in favor of an extended gift shop. Now the Sox have a two-story team store, and they have yet to bring the team Hall of Fame back. We’re tired … […]

Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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If you pick any date on the calendar at the random, chances are there are several well known major leaguers that were born on that date. If you’re lucky, maybe you’ll find out there is a Cooperstown resident that shares a birthday with you (I personally share a birthday with three Hall r […]

Sat, Mar 10, 2018
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Of course, the Phillies faithful will not wait until Opening Day to voice their beliefs regarding the player who disappoints them the most, but will it be in March or April before they want to trade him?

Reflecting before tomorrow:
If the question is exceeding only a low bar, not many … […]

Tue, Feb 27, 2018
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 128th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). This is the last of four rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1973. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1973-born players, […]

Sun, Feb 25, 2018
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While many Phillies fans are thinking of today’s victories, the front office headed by general manager Matt Klentak must have concern for tomorrow because they didn’t suffer rebuildingpain for two or three years of contending for a Wild Card Game.

One-two punch:
With a full s… […]

Fri, Feb 23, 2018
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 127th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). This is the third of four rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1973. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1973-born players, […]

Sun, Feb 18, 2018
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 126th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). This is the second of four rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1973. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1973-born players […]

Mon, Feb 05, 2018
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Sometimes, Hall-of-Fame voting can be perplexing. While most voting-based attention is paid at the top of the ballot, it’s the bottom of the ballot where voting has been […] […]

Tue, Jan 30, 2018
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CHICAGO, Ill — If you were looking for the most positive place in all of Chicago on Saturday, you wouldn’t have to look any farther than the halls of the Hilton Towers […]
The post Optimism Abounds at Sox Fest, but Patience Still the Key appeared first on The Loop Sports. […]

Sat, Jan 27, 2018
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 125th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). This is the first of four rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1973. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1973-born players, […]

Wed, Jan 24, 2018
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The baseball world often overlooks the great contributions to the game of one of its tragic tales, former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood.
Often times, the landscape of baseball is shifted dramatically by the heroic actions of one person who takes ridicule, persecution, and ends up outcas […]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
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The Hall of Fame class of 2018 will be announced on January 24, 2018. In the meantime, I’m going to spend my Sundays going over the 33 players on this year’s ballot. I’ll include what the argument for inclusion is for each player and what the argument against their inclusion might be. I’ve tried to […]

Sun, Jan 07, 2018
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