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Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball

On July 16, 1889, Joseph Jefferson Wofford Jackson was born into a poor family in Greenville, South Carolina. He never learned to read or write. By the time he was six years old, he worked as a cleanup boy in the cotton mills. By age 13, he labored amidst the din

Can the NL Cy Young Race Save Baseball?

Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”.  Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain

MLB is Ramping Up Neutral Site Games

MLB has played a lot of exhibition games in places like Puerto Rico, Japan, and Australia. They have a lot more places targeted in the future but for now Williamsport, PA will be the next game up. The Phillies and Mets will meet for a Sunday in-season game. Tickets aren’t available

Baseball Can Be a Hard Game to Manage

So many people have watched baseball over the years. Most think they can manage, and I think many could, if they listen to their coaching staffs. In the 21st century a manager is supposed to be a “people person”. He has to make sure he connects with his players and

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