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Remembering Pittsburgh from the “We Are Family” Era

September 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Back when Fisher Bodies were made of steel that was cooked in blast furnaces in Pittsburgh, there was a great baseball team that played along the Allegheny River called the Pittsburgh Pirates. Despite the fact that cars are made of plastic now and the city of Pittsburgh is a high-tech center supported by three top-of-the-line […]

My First Trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame

March 30, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Hey baseball fans! I am off this week because of spring break, so naturally I took a baseball-related vacation… to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York! If you can believe this, it was actually my first time there and it was AWESOME!!!!!! I had a lot of fun and […]

U.S. Postal Service Expands All-Star Stamp Lineup To Honor Each Icon Individually

June 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

U.S. Postal Service Expands All-Star Stamp Lineup To Honor Each Icon Individually (via PR Newswire) Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams to be honored on Individual Forever Stamp Sheets July 21 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Baseball fans can celebrate their favorite All-Stars as a group or individually. Responding to overwhelming […]

Cuarteto de veintenas. (Twenty victories quartet)

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

  La forma como los Orioles de Baltimore derrotaron a los Rojos de Cincinnati en la Serie Mundial de 1970 me hizo esperar día a día el inicio de la temporada de Grandes Ligas de 1971. Los oropéndolas de Earl Weaver era un equipo de gran defensa, pitcheo excepcional, además de una ofensiva respetable. En […]

Just How Good is Jim Thome?

September 7, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

Jim Thome recently passed Mark McGwire for the #9 spot on the all-time home run list with 584 round trippers.  So, an obvious question arises: Just how good is Jim Thome?  Or, better yet, does his career really reflect Hall of Fame numbers? The answer is Yes.  At the end of the 2009 season, Jim […]

Duelo interligas en 1972 (A particular pitching interleague duel from 1972)

April 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Un pitcher se dobla sobre el montículo del Estadio Municipal de Cleveland, luego de algunos movimientos laterales de su cabeza se pone de acuerdo con el receptor Ray Fosse. Otro serpentinero levanta el pié derecho y hace resonar la mascota de John Bateman en el Three River Stadium. En el dugout de los Indios alguien […]