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Harvey vs. Scherzer is Like Deja Vu All Over Again

August 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Tomorrow’s bout between the New York Mets and Detroit Tigers at Citi Field would most likely be ignored outside of New York and Michigan but for the anticipated match-up of two of the game’s best pitchers—24-year-old phenom Matt Harvey and 28-year-old all-but-guaranteed-to-win-the-AL Cy Young Award, Max Scherzer.  Granted the Tigers don’t have anything clinched yet, […]

Hawley and Joss Honored in Deadball Era Memorial Series

November 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

A double-header monument unveiling and dedication was held on October 8, 2011 at Wayland Academy’s Kris Boucher Field in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Former students and players Pink Hawley and Addie Joss became the 12th and 13th players honored in The Deadball Era Memorial Series. Joss is the first player with two memorials. Athletic Director Judy […]

Addie Joss: The Best Unknown Hall of Fame Pitcher Ever

November 5, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

The story of Hall of Fame pitcher, Adrian “Addie” Joss, is one of a remarkable baseball prodigy cut short by a fatal illness. He was born on April 12, 1880, in Woodland, Wisconsin, the only child of Swiss immigrants. Joss grew up in the small community of Juneau, before starting his minor-league career with the […]