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Son Makes Good on Father’s Pledge

March 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

I recently read a story about my grandpa, Babe Dahlgren and his father Peter that I’d never heard before. After all the years spent talking with my grandpa, all the countless months researching his life and career, somehow this one slipped past me like the easiest of ground balls. The story appeared in the Minneapolis […]

Babe, Joe and Marilyn Monroe

September 7, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

There was something about his swing that caught Babe’s eye long before the country had a chance to admire it – long before songs would be written about him. It was 1933 and Babe Dahlgren was in his second full season as the first baseman for the San Francisco Mission Reds of the Pacific Coast […]

Ambassador Arthur: The Passing of a Family Friend

March 26, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

Arthur Richman passed away on Wednesday ending what was an incredible journey of a lifetime; a lifetime in and around Major League Baseball spanning over 70 years. In an instant he was gone, reunited with his boyhood heroes of the St. Louis Browns. But the memories of him…they will last forever.