Pignatano’s Passing and Memories for NY Fans

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Joe Pignatano’s passing caused a moment of reflection forĀ  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


Braves by Decade: 1980s

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The 1980s were an interesting time, to say the least. In world politics, The Cold War was becoming rather lukewarm. The United States had entered the final stretch of its silent fight with the Soviet Union. In pop culture: guitar solos, humongous hair, and multicolored latex lit up the Sunset Strip. Bands like Van Halen, […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves: One Play Can Change a Season

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One play can change a season. Everyone knows that. Fans across all sports have seen countless promising campaigns derailed by an untimely injury. That’s the negative. At other times, two teams simply meet at the perfect moment and the seemingly impossible becomes possible. In those moments, magic happens. Seasons and careers, changing trajectories in the […] READ MORE


Bruce Bochy to Retire at End of 2019 Season

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San Francisco Giants manager, Bruce Bochy, announced his retirement following the conclusion of the upcoming season. Throughout 24, soon to be 25, years as a major league manager, Bochy has amassed close to 2,000 wins, including four National League Pennants and three World Series titles. An 83-79 record in 2019 will move Bochy ahead of […] READ MORE