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  • This Day in Baseball: Consecutive No-nos

    This Baseball: Consecutive No-nos

    On June 15, 1938, Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds became the only pitcher in major league history to pitch two consecutive no-hitters. Read more

    The 15 June 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Quote of the Day

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    The adrenaline is pumping before or during a game – you’re excited, you’re anxious. But the biggest things are just having fun and being confident. There... Read more

    The 23 May 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • This Day in Baseball: Mantle Reaches 50

    This Baseball: Mantle Reaches

    On September 18, 1956, the Yankees’ Mickey Mantle became just the eighth player in baseball history to hit 50 home runs in a season.  Mantle’s home run came in... Read more

    The 18 September 2018 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Water Baseball

    Water Baseball

    I found this photograph while browsing the Library of Congress catalog.  Taken in July 1914, it depicts a group of men playing baseball in a large body of... Read more

    The 13 April 2018 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Tilting the Tee for Better Hitting Drills

    Tilting Better Hitting Drills

    I’m a gigantic fan of tee work. So are a huge majority of major league hitters so I think I’m in good company. It’s tough to improve upon something that has... Read more

    The 15 March 2018 by   Meachrm
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  • Is There a Wrong Way to Make a Player Better?

    There Wrong Make Player Better?

    Let’s say a batter is only hitting weak ground balls and comes to you for lessons with the two goals of 1) hitting with more authority and, 2) driving the ball... Read more

    The 11 January 2018 by   Meachrm
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  • Ken Burns’s Baseball: The Sixth Inning

    Burns’s Baseball: Sixth Inning

    The Sixth Inning of Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns explores the national pastime during the 1940s, which was quite the tumultuous decade in American history. Read more

    The 20 November 2017 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Ken Burns’s Baseball: The Third Inning

    Burns’s Baseball: Third Inning

    The Third Inning of Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns explores the game during the 1910s.  This disc opens with a discussion of fan involvement, and how the setup o... Read more

    The 22 October 2017 by   Precious Sanders
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  • "Spirit of '67"

    "Spirit '67"

    50 years ago yesterday, the Boston Red Sox did something that none of their fans in their wildest dreams thought they could pull off before the season started i... Read more

    The 03 October 2017 by   Theomnipotentq
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  • Stealing on First-move (Part 3)

    Stealing First-move (Part

    There’s a lot going on with this simple steal attempt of second baseThis is the final post in a three part series on stealing first-move on a left-handed... Read more

    The 22 September 2017 by   Meachrm
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