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Oh, What a Relief: Joe Hoerner
Joe Hoerner was a two-pitch, side-arming left-hander who had his best years in the major leagues as the St. Louis Cardinals’ closer in the late 1960s. What he might have lacked in stuff he made up for in grit and persistence.
Hoerner spent eight seasons in t […]

Tue, Oct 23, 2018
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In the age of Xfinity Live, remembering an earlier Philadelphia ballpark bar | Frank’s Place Philly.comWhen you walked into Charlie Quinn’s Deep Right Field Cafe, the small tavern across 20th Street from Connie Mack Stadium, the scent of history and spilled … […]

Fri, Oct 12, 2018
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton has the highest rate of hit batters for all pitchers with more than 1000 career innings pitched.
When you think of pitchers known as “headhunters” in baseball terms, the names Don Drysdale, Bob Gibson, and Pedro Martinez probably come to mi… […]

Thu, Oct 11, 2018
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Third annual Philadelphia Legacies Awards Dinner Program Philadelphia Sunday SunABOVE PHOTO: Linda Wright Moore speaks in front of the portrait dedicated to her late husband Acel Moore. The artist of the portrait Raphael Tiberino, Stephen … […]

Fri, Oct 05, 2018
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As Cards look ahead, Bader an integral piece MLB.comCHICAGO — Though the Cardinals have an offseason ahead to rebuild their roster and recast roles, center fielder Harrison Bader doesn’t appear to be going … […]

Sun, Sep 30, 2018
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East Notes: Eickhoff, Phillies, Cora, Gsellman, Lugo MLB Trade Rumors28-year-old righty Jerad Eickhoff gave the Phillies a feel-good story yesterday by tying a club record during his first MLB start in 13 months, as Joe Bloss details … […]

Sat, Sep 29, 2018
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Legacy Awards to honor 2 trailblazing sports superstars | Sports The Philadelphia TribuneThere are a number of great people who have made a big impact in Philadelphia’s sports and news media scenes. It’s nice to be able to attend an event where. […]

Fri, Sep 28, 2018
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2018 Phillies need miracle to reach MLB postseason Metro USThe Phillies will need a little bit of luck if they want to win the N.L. East. Unlike the 1964 team, the 2018 Phils have to hope for the Braves to collapse. […]

Wed, Sep 19, 2018
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In 2015, within the span of 6 weeks, the first black players for both Chicago baseball teams passed away. Ernie Banks, the beloved icon of the Chicago Cubs, died on January 23, 2015. On March 1, former White Sox star Minnie Minoso passed at the age of 89 (or 90, or 92, depending on who […]
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Wed, Sep 12, 2018
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This is the Philadelphia Phillies all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starti […]

Thu, Aug 16, 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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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.

We […]

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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