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Sunday Notes: Niko Goodrum Got Comfortable and Became a TigerFanGraphs (blog)Sam Fuld has an economics degree from Stanford, eight years of experience as a big-league outfielder, and he’s now on the Philadelphia Phillies coaching staff as a major league player information coordinator. During the … White Sox infielder Matt … […]

Sun, Aug 12, 2018
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WEEI (blog)JD Martinez is having an even better season than you think — it’s bordering on historicWEEI (blog)The surprising season belongs to 1972 AL MVP Dick Allen, who finished third in the batting race, just five hits shy of the Triple Crown, by hitting .308 with 37 homers and 113 RBIs. Carew won that one, too, at .318. Allen’s near-miss remains one of …and more […]

Fri, Aug 10, 2018
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The Philadelphia TribuneDaryl Bell: Time to retire Dick Allen’s numberThe Philadelphia TribuneThere have been 25 Philadelphia Phillies players who have worn No. 15 on their backs since Dick Allen wore the candy cane-striped uniform in competition in 1976. And while Andrew Knapp is the current occupant of the uniform number, the reserve catcher … […]

Mon, Aug 06, 2018
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Leodora: Former Phillies great Chase Utley one of the good guysThe Times HeraldLos Angeles Dodgers’ Chase Utley gestures to the crowd after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Philadelphia. … Another great Phillie rookie, who was embroiled in trouble, was Dick Allen. From 1964 to 1969 … […]

Mon, Jul 30, 2018
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Philly.comMaikel Franco, Rhys Hoskins abating Phillies’ need for a hitter before trade deadline? | Extra InningsPhilly.comThe 25-year-old left fielder is the 22nd Phillies player to record a 20-homer season at age 25 or younger. The list: Don Hurst, Chuck Klein, Ron Northey, Del Ennis, Willie Jones, Gene Freese, Tony Gonzalez, Johnny Callison, Dick Allen, Larry Hisle …and more […]

Fri, Jul 27, 2018
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Philly.comRyan Howard, Jimmy Rollins among former Phillies set to attend 2008 World Series celebration this weekendPhilly.comParticipating in the Wall of Fame ceremony will be 11 other Wall of Famers: all-stars Dick Allen, Mike Lieberthal, Juan Samuel and Tony Taylor; 1980 series champs Bob Boone, Larry Bowa, Steve Carlton, Greg Luzinski, Garry Maddox and Mike Schmidt; and …and more […]

Thu, Jul 26, 2018
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Chicago Sun-TimesWAR story: Chicago facing dearth of Hall of Fame candidatesChicago Sun-TimesThome, who hit 134 of his 612 home runs for the White Sox, had a 72.9 career WAR, as listed at Baseball-Reference.com. That is well above the 66.8 … Dick Allen: Allen hit .292 with a .912 OPS and 351 homers from 1963 to 1977. His three Sox seasons … […]

Mon, Jul 23, 2018
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Royals ReviewA look back at Cookie RojasRoyals ReviewHe steadily moved up their minor league system, making his major league debut in April 1962, but the Reds were stocked at second base, including a youngster named Pete Rose, so they traded Cookie to the Philadelphia Phillies after the 1962 season … […]

Mon, Jul 23, 2018
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Picking an All-Star roster is an inexact science. In any given year over the decades, you’ve had a mix of fans, players, managers, writers, and probably other sorts of beings figuring into the mix. And each brings a different viewpoint about what constitutes an All-Star … Is he the guy w […]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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The Bakersfield CalifornianBakersfield baseball legend recalls improbable no-hitter, 50 years laterThe Bakersfield CalifornianPhillies outfielder Dick Allen reached on a fielding error and then advanced to second base on a throwing error. … He still gives private pitching lessons to local players, and coaches the Bakersfield Dodgers, a travel-ball team of high school athletes. […]

Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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Sox On 35thWhite Sox All-Star Game Preview – Sox On 35thSox On 35thThe 89th MLB All-Star Game is scheduled to begin tonight at 7:00 PM CST at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. This is actually a very historic day for the White …and more […]

Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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Picking an All-Star roster is an inexact science. In any given year over the decades, you’ve had a mix of fans, players, managers, writers, and probably other sorts of beings figuring into the mix. And each brings a different viewpoint about what constitutes an All-Star … Is he the guy w […]

Thu, Jul 12, 2018
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After being selected by fans to be the starting American League first baseman in the All-Star game, David Wildman writes that it’s time to truly appreciate the greatness of Jose Abreu.
The post Jose Abreu Cements Himself as a White Sox Legend appeared first on The Loop Sports. […]

Wed, Jul 11, 2018
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Hoy hablamos de Willie McCovey, un jugador temido por los pitchers por su gran poder con el bate. El miedo
Este artículo es un contenido original de la web Pitcheos Salvajes […]

Wed, Jun 27, 2018
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I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2016.It was Dick’s 74th birthday (March 8, 2016) and he just happened to show up at the complex shortly after I had gotten there. I had seen him there in […]

Sat, Jun 23, 2018
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Among the best pitchers of all-time, you find a number of elite lefties. Today, we’ll explore the best left-handed pitchers in major league history.
As part of a series we will cover here at Call to the Pen on MLB history, today we will look at the best left-handed pitchers of all time.

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Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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Continuing our series on MLB History, today we look at the top 25 third basemen in the history of baseball.
We looked at the top 15 right-handed pitchers, the top 10 catchers, the top 25 first basemen, and the top 25 shortstops in baseball history. Now it’s time to look at the top 25 third ba… […]

Sat, Jun 16, 2018
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Jim “Mudcat” Grant, Kenny Lofton, and Eddie Murray are among five players selected for induction in the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s “Hall of Game” class in a ceremony on June 9. Grant, Lofton, and Murray will be joined by former … Read More […]

Mon, May 07, 2018
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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 […]

Tue, May 01, 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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