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DODGERS IN TOWN, BLACK FRIDAY STILL HURTS, WELCOME TO LIFE AS A PHILLIES FAN Sports Talk PhillyEmbed from Getty Images By Mitch Nathanson, Historical Columnist With the Dodgers in town, no better time to dredge up the most disastrous moment in … […]

Mon, Jul 15, 2019
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Brighton author releases book on all-time dream teams for Major League Baseball franchises Rochester Democrat and ChronicleTom Stone has written “Now Taking the Field: Baseball’s All-Time Dream Teams for All 30 Franchises” and will be at the Baseball Hall of Fame July 24. […]

Mon, Jul 15, 2019
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Alexander: Baseball Reliquary is the People’s Hall of Fame LA Daily NewsThe Baseball Reliquary turns 21 this weekend. In other words, it’s old enough to buy a beer, and that may be the most fitting metaphor for this organization. […]

Fri, Jul 12, 2019
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Alexander: Baseball Reliquary is the People’s Hall of Fame OCRegisterThe Baseball Reliquary turns 21 this weekend. In other words, it’s old enough to buy a beer, and that may be the most fitting metaphor for this organization. […]

Fri, Jul 12, 2019
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White Sox Players Who Have Helped Team Turn The Corner In Rebuild Plans ForbesWhite Sox continue to improve in every aspect of their game in pursuit of returning as a winning franchise in the American League and pursuing postseason … […]

Wed, Jul 10, 2019
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Phillies will face difficult decisions before the trade deadline | Extra Innings The Philadelphia InquirerPlus: If you tuned to see a glimpse of J.T. Realmuto at the All-Star Game, a glimpse was all you got. […]

Wed, Jul 10, 2019
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Here’s how walk-up songs went from organ jingles to a cultural sensation almost overnight MLB.comAsk any fan under 30, and they’ll probably be able to tell you who their favorite player is, what number he wears and what song plays as he walks to the plate. […]

Wed, Jul 10, 2019
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The highest-paid MLB players the year you were born Business InsiderThe highest-paid player in Major League Baseball in 2019 makes $42 million more than the highest-paid player in 1960. […]

Tue, Jul 09, 2019
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Only man standing: The many decades of a sole Phillies all-star The Good PhightSome years, a team only gets one. Many years, that team was the Phillies. […]

Mon, Jul 08, 2019
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Archdeacon: Baseball and race — A living history Dayton Daily NewsThe diminutive long ball hitter – nicknamed The Toy Cannon, proof of the old idiom that good things come in small packages – was born in Hamilton and … […]

Sun, Jul 07, 2019
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Who was your sports hero? NFL stars talk Jordan, Ali and more ESPNWith the 2019 ESPYS on their way, and many of today’s sports icons set to share the stage, we asked dozens of players around the NFL to tell us who their … […]

Sat, Jul 06, 2019
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Phillies lose game and another reliever | Extra Innings The Philadelphia InquirerThe Phillies celebrated Memorial Day with a first-place lead and a record that was nine-games over .500. They arrived to the Fourth of July with just a half-game … […]

Thu, Jul 04, 2019
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Major League power hitting records are likely to fall, but here are five career Phillies records that are unlikely to be broken.
There’s no doubt that power is at the forefront in the current era of Major League Baseball. With balls flying out of the ballpark at an uncannily high rate, league […]

Wed, Jul 03, 2019
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From the Sidelines: The adventure begins in the minor leagues Colorado Springs GazetteThere are dozens of reasons why you should spend a few hours at UCHealth Park this summer taking in a Rocky Mountain Vibes game. […]

Wed, Jul 03, 2019
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2019 Hall of Game Celebrates MLB’s Overlooked Black Superstars The Shadow LeagueThese Black Knights were perennial MLB All-Stars and among the best at their respective positions. […]

Thu, Jun 27, 2019
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Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions New York Post This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the … […]

Thu, Jun 27, 2019
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Larry Andersen Describes What He Sees as a “Lifeless” and “Listless” Phillies Team Crossing BroadKevin Kinkead – June 24, 2019. Photo Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports. Larry Andersen was on the WIP morning show today, talking about your red-hot … […]

Mon, Jun 24, 2019
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HHS contributor Michael Hoban has written a comprehensive paper on assessing career value for players of the past century (since 1920), commonly known as the live ball era. In Part 1. Michael introduced his CAWS metric, which stands for Career Assessment Win Shares, based on the Win Shares […]

Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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3 things to watch for in the White Sox-Yankees series, including Eloy Jimenez channeling his inner Dick Allen Chicago TribuneThe Yankees come to town for a four-game series against the White Sox, and things could get interesting. […]

Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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Adult Beverages: Rombauer’s winemaker has cracked the secret to bestselling chardonnay Los Angeles TimesRombauer Chardonnay is more than just wildly popular. It has become a California icon, and its distinctive flavor profile captures the essence of the Golden … […]

Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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