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June 8, 1941. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. Bobby Bragan and Lee Hadley

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3 years 1 week ago
Story one: "He was 18 years old when he came to play for me and he was so damn smart it was unbelievable. He used to get these newspapers, the Stamford Advocate. I would read 'em and it would say, 'Valentine, although he didn't get any hits, played a tremendous game defensively.' Who the hell... Read more.
3 years 2 weeks ago
We have some great baseball updates on, The Baseball Page.   Jose Reyes has signed with Miami, what are the Mets alternatives (not pretty). Mike Silva chimes in with the shame in losing him. Brad Bortone has a slightly different take on Reyes,It honestly isn't that big news Reyes, is a risky... Read more.
3 years 2 weeks ago
Now that Jose Reyes will not be on the Mets in 2012, The Mets must look for a veteran shortstop behind Ruben Tejada. Here is the Shortstop Free Agent List that the Mets will have to choose from: Shortstops Yuniesky Betancourt (30) - Type B, no arbitration offer Andres Blanco (28) Orlando Cabrera (... Read more.
3 years 4 weeks ago
Major League Baseball’s owners and players are close to completing a new collective bargaining agreement that for the first time will include blood testing for human growth hormone, according to the NY Times. The testing will be a significant step for baseball, allowing it to move ahead of other... Read more.
3 years 4 weeks ago
Congratulations to Jeremy Hellickson on winning the AL Rookie of the Year Award. It was well deserved as he had a great season, going 13-10 with a 2.95 ERA in 29 starts. But the Rookie of the Year is just a starting point- Hellickson has a long way to go. Hellickson struck out just 117 in 189... Read more.
3 years 5 weeks ago
We know the Sox emphasized the “organizational approach’’ in the eight years that Terry Francona managed the team. Francona had a computer on his desk, and Theo Epstein’s minions were in and out of his office all the time. But only in the days after Francona was fired did we get a grasp of the... Read more.
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