Pignatano’s Passing and Memories for NY Fans

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Joe Pignatano’s passing caused a moment of reflection for  New York baseball fans. Nurturer of tomato plants and relief pitchers for the New York Mets, he passed away on May 23 in Naples, Florida. He was 92 years old. A veteran of six major league seasons, this former catcher coached for 20 years in the […] READ MORE


 It’s Time For A New MVP Handle

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 It’s Time For A New MVP Handle Kenesaw Mountain Landis What’s In A Name We’ll start with the name: Kenesaw Mountain Landis. It is quite a name. Where did it come from? The Civil War, of course. Kenesaw’s father was wounded at the battle of Kenesaw Mountain. And when his son was born in 1866, […] READ MORE


Actor Chadwick Boseman, Portrayer of Jackie Robinson, Dead at 43

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On the day that Major League Baseball is celebrating Jackie Robinson and his legacy, the man who played Robinson in the critically-acclaimed biopic 42 has died. Chadwick Boseman was 43. The actor had been fighting colon cancer for four years, according to a statement released by his family.  42 Actor Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43 pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai […] READ MORE


Johnny Vander Meer Hurls Two Consecutive No-Hitters

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Welcome Back! We’re chugging right along here on the “Top 10 Games of All Time” series. After looking at Number Eight from the ALCS, we move to Number Seven, which is in the regular season. This isn’t a singular game (cheating? no. Twofer? yes!), but instead a pair of consecutive games. This pair is from […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers

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Taking a Look Back at 1955 and “Dem Bums” Moving along in the “Reliving History” series, the focus shifts to the Brooklyn Dodgers, specifically the 1955 Dodgers. In the 1950s, they faced a span of futility when it came to the postseason. Leading up to 1955, Brooklyn had lost four consecutive World Series over the […] READ MORE


NLDS Was a Washington Nationals Exorcism

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NLDS Was a Nationals Exorcism It is safe to say that Game Five of the National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals did not go the way most people expected. This Nationals team was lucky to get by the Brewers, critics said. They were lucky to even be in Game […] READ MORE


Vin Scully is the Second Greatest Dodger Personality of All-Time

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This may be a head scratching title, but there is merit behind it. Of course, we all know that the Los Angeles Dodgers have a rich and endearing history that spreads across America, from Brooklyn to Southern California. The legendary players that have worn the royal blue and white make up a list that few other […] READ MORE