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The Modern Era Hall Panel Whiffs on Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons needed 12 votes to be inducted and he got 11. He played fewer seasons than Carlton Fisk and had more RBI and was a better hitter. He didn’t have the power and Fisk was better behind the plate but Simmons has a place in baseball history. The eight-time All-Star

BOONE TOWN! OCTOBER 16, 17, 2003

The following excerpt from my The Ultimate Yankee Book celebrates “Booney,” the new guy on the block as manager of the New York Yankees. You can read more about Aaron Boone and other Yankee moments, streaks, feats and much more in the book. Enjoy. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ It was a match up that all

The 1901 World Series Will Be Played

The 1901 Word Series never happened because players of the American League and National League had contract squabbles. Some of the teams mentioned in my book “Pioneers of Baseball” (release date is March 29th) were talked about. I set up a six-team tournament. They are all NL vs. AL teams.

Dummy Hoy Should Be in the National Baseball Hall of Fame

I have a new book coming out November 12th, called “Pioneers of Baseball”. Here’s more about that here: https://www.amazon.com/Pioneers-Baseball-Russ-Cohen/dp/1628654465 Back to Hoy. He played for the Cincinnati Reds and two Washington D.C. teams. He was a deaf center fielder. Getting through everyday life as a ballplayer was hard enough in those days.

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