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Chicago TribuneWhite Sox season tickets feature unique artwork celebrating team’s historyChicago TribuneSome of the franchise’s most iconic players, such as Dick Allen, Carlton Fisk, Minnie Minoso and Frank Thomas, also are featured. After each game, fans will be able to download images of the tickets from whitesox.com. Reprints of the art also will be …and more […]

Wed, Mar 15, 2017
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The Delaware County Daily TimesIn The Community: St. Francis wins Region 25 CYO titleThe Delaware County Daily TimesAmong those taking part in a program about former Phillies player Rich Allen at Interboro High last week were, from left, Rich Westcott, Dr. Mitchell Nathanson, Dan Baker, Mark “Frog” Carfagno, Ken Shuttleworth and Drew Davis. Courtesy of Mark Carfagno. […]

Sun, Mar 12, 2017
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ScoutJedd Gyorko hit 30 home runs but didn’t reach 10 doubles last …ScoutIn 2016, St. Louis Cardinals infielder Jedd Gyorko was heavy on home runs and light on doubles, with the difference approaching that of legendary slugger Mark …and more […]

Tue, Mar 07, 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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Philly.comPhillies’ prospects impress MackaninPhilly.comHe leaves Sunday to join the Dominican Republic ahead of this spring’s World Baseball Classic. . . . The Phillies will hold their annual alumni ceremonies before Sunday’s game against Detroit at Spectrum Field. Luminaries such as Dick Allen, Pedro …Phillies 7, Braves 4: Prospects Fuel a Big InningNBC 10 Philadelphiaall 14 news articles […]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
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Ellwood City LedgerAfter a ‘home run for Hack,’ society could go to bat for DickEllwood City LedgerWampum, just a short distance west from Ellwood City on Route 488, is the hometown of Dick Allen, the 1964 National League Rookie of the Year and 1972 American League MVP. Since Wampum doesn’t have its own … But Allen, who started his major league … […]

Wed, Mar 01, 2017
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2017 Phillies Wall of Fame Breakdown – Scott RolenSports Talk Philly (blog)The 1964 Rookie of the Year was a critical component to what fans thought was the next great Phillies team after the 1964 season but his time in Philadelphia soured amid racial unrest and the fan’s and media’s misunderstanding of the great slugger … […]

Tue, Feb 28, 2017
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Sportsnet.ca’LABELED AN OUTLAW’Sportsnet.caHe might have been at the top of his game with the Phillies but he was happier at his other stops — with the Cards, the White Sox, the Dodgers and the A’s. He had come up with the Phillies going by “Richie” but switched to “Dick” once he was traded …and more […]

Tue, Feb 28, 2017
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LA Daily NewsWhy Dodgers SS Corey Seager will ace his sophomore yearLA Daily NewsGLENDALE, Ariz. — There used to be a thing called the “sophomore jinx.” It was waiting, with tentacles, for all high-flying rookies.and more […]

Mon, Feb 27, 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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