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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.

The Weather May Decide the World Series

Los Angeles will be 21 degrees over the usual high this time of the year for Game 1 of the 2017 World Series. 100 vs. 79. It might be 95 degrees to start the game. This could be a problem for the pitchers. The game will start at 5:09PM local

REMEMBERING ELSTON HOWARD

“A man of great gentleness and dignity” –on his Plaque in Monument Park “He deserves credit and where would I be without him?  Phew! He can give me a job in the outfield and he can catch, too.  Good kid, too. He's good.”—Casey Stengel   With all the newspaper headlines today documenting angst

Cubs vs. Indians is Bringing Baseball Back

Every decade or so Major League Baseball gets a shot in the arm and that revitalizes the sport. Once upon a time it was the “Great American Home Run Chase” and now it’s the 112th edition of the World Series that’s doing it again. Detractors will say it’s the matchup,

Bobby Thomson’s Famous Homer Lives On

Throughout the long history of baseball there have been poignant, exciting, dramatic moments. But very few can compare to what happened on October 3, 1951 at the old Polo Grounds in New York City. Some refer to that time as "The Miracle at Coogan's Bluff." Others, especially in Brooklyn, call

Russ’s Rants – – The Mets Are a Dead Team

When you’re at a Mets Father’s Day Game the horrific thought of a no-hitter being tossed by the opposition creeps into your mind.  The Jim Bunning 1964 “perfect game” predates most of us yet we know of the horror. Well yesterday I felt like that was possible. Braves starter, Julio

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