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Pete Alexander Stats & Facts

Pete Alexander Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 185 Born: Year: 1887 in Elba, NE USA Died: 11 4 1950 in St. Paul, NE USA Debut: 4/15/1911 Last Game: 5/28/1930 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1938 by BBWAA...

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Johnny Bench Stats & Facts

Johnny Bench Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 197 Born: Year: 1947 in Oklahoma City, OK USA Died: in , Debut: 8/28/1967 Last Game: 9/29/1983 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1989 by BBWAA Full Name: Johnny...

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Jake Beckley Stats & Facts

Jake Beckley Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: L Weight: 200 Born: Year: 1867 in Hannibal, MO USA Died: 6 25 1918 in Kansas City, MO USA Debut: 1888-06-20 Last Game: 6/15/1907 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1971 by...

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Dave Bancroft Stats & Facts

Dave Bancroft Essentials Positions: Bats: B Throws: R Weight: 160 Born: Year: 1891 in Sioux City, IA USA Died: 10 9 1972 in Superior, WI USA Debut: 4/14/1915 Last Game: 5/31/1930 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1971 by...

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Home Run Baker Stats & Facts

Home Run Baker Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: R Weight: 173 Born: Year: 1886 in Trappe, MD USA Died: 6 28 1963 in Trappe, MD USA Debut: 9/21/1908 Last Game: 9/29/1922 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1955 by Veterans...

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Earl Averill Stats & Facts

Earl Averill Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: R Weight: 172 Born: Year: 1902 in Snohomish, WA USA Died: 8 16 1983 in Everett, WA USA Debut: 4/16/1929 Last Game: 4/25/1941 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1975 by...

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Richie Ashburn Stats & Facts

Richie Ashburn Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: R Weight: 170 Born: Year: 1927 in Tilden, NE USA Died: 9 9 1997 in New York, NY USA Debut: 4/20/1948 Last Game: 9/30/1962 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1995 by...

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Luis Aparicio Stats & Facts

Luis Aparicio Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 160 Born: Year: 1934 in Maracaibo, Zulia Venezuela Died: in , Debut: 4/17/1956 Last Game: 9/28/1973 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1984 by BBWAA Full Name:...

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Cap Anson Stats & Facts

Cap Anson Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 227 Born: Year: 1852 in Marshalltown, IA USA Died: 4 14 1922 in Chicago, IL USA Debut: 1871-05-06 Last Game: 1897-10-03 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1939 by Old...

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Bert Blyleven Stats & Facts

Bert Blyleven Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 200 Born: Year: 1951 in Zeist, Utrecht Netherlands Died: in , Debut: 6/5/1970 Last Game: 10/4/1992 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 2011 by BBWAA Full Name: Rik...

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Walter Alston Stats & Facts

Walter Alston Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 195 Born: Year: 1911 in Venice, OH USA Died: 10 1 1984 in Oxford, OH USA Debut: 9/27/1936 Last Game: 9/27/1936 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Manager in 1983 by Veterans...

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Roberto Alomar Stats & Facts

Roberto Alomar Essentials Positions: Bats: B Throws: R Weight: 184 Born: Year: 1968 in Ponce, P.R. Died: in , Debut: 4/22/1988 Last Game: 9/5/2004 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 2011 by BBWAA Full Name: Roberto...

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Jesse Burkett Stats & Facts

Jesse Burkett Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: L Weight: 155 Born: Year: 1868 in Wheeling, WV USA Died: 5 27 1953 in Worcester, MA USA Debut: 1890-04-22 Last Game: 10/7/1905 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1946 by Old...

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Morgan Bulkeley Stats & Facts

Morgan Bulkeley Essentials Positions: Bats: Throws: Weight: Born: Year: 1837 in East Haddam, CT USA Died: 11 6 1922 in Hartford, CT USA Debut: Last Game: Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Pioneer/Executive in 1937 by Centennial Full...

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  • Miracle Mets Win it ALL - Full Game Broadcast
    Uninterrupted full game broadcast of the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles. Game 5 of the 1969 World Series.    Dave McNally shut out the Mets through five innings and helped himself with a two-run homer in the third inning. Frank Robinson homered in the inning as well, and the Orioles looked to be cruising with a […]
  • Bob Gibson wills the Cardinals to the 1964 World Championship
    October 15, 1964 - Bob Gibson pitches on 2 days rest against Mel Stottlemyre a rematch from Game 2. Stottlemyre is 1 of 2 players over 9 Post Starts that was able to beat Gibson.  Prior to the start of Game Seven of the 1964 World Series, Cardinals starter Bob Gibson grudgingly obliged the press by posing […]
  • Koufax faces the Twins on 2 Days Rest Game 7 1965 World Series
    October 14, 1965 - Game 7 1965 World Series. Sandy Koufax throws a 3 hit shutout on 2 days rest. After walking 2 in the 1st he tells catcher John Roseboro my arm is sore I can’t throw the curve. We’ll just blow them away..   Dodger manager Walt Alston was torn between starting Drysdale […]
  • Maz Walks it off - Game 7 1960 World Series Yankees vs Pirates Full Radio Broadcast October 13
    October 13, 1960 -- With the World Series between the Yankees and Pirates knotted at 3 games apiece, Game 7 at Pittsburgh's cavernous Forbes Field would provide one of the most dramatic home runs in World Series history. In the top of the 9th, with a 9-7 lead, the Pirates sent eighteen game winner Bob […]
  • After missing a sign Bob Robertson delivers a 3 run HR 1971 World Series
    On October 12, 1971 The Baltimore Orioles took the first games of the World Series out scoring the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-6. Game 3 shifted to Three Rivers Stadium and with Steve Blass available, The Pirates were up 2-1 in the Bottom of the 7th as Frank Robinson had just homered to make it a one run game for the […]
  • The Chairman of the Board Whitey Ford on Tops in Sports
    "If the World Series was on the line and I could pick one pitcher to pitch the game, I'd choose Whitey Ford every time." - Mickey Mantle Generally considered to be the greatest starting pitcher in the history of the New York Yankees, Whitey Ford was among the premier hurlers of his time. A fierce […]
  • Jackie Robinson's last hit - a walk off vs the New York Yankees
    On October 9, 1956 --In a 10-inning scoreless pitching duel with both starters going all the way, Jackie Robinson's walk-off single to left in the bottom of the 10th won the game for Clem Labine and kept the Dodgers' championship hopes alive. Tough-luck loser Bob Turley gave up a 10th-inning walk to Jim Gilliam, a […]
  • Game 6 1934 World Series - Paul Dean faces School Boy Rowe
    On October 8, 1934 At Navin Field the St Louis Cardinals Paul Dean won his second game of the series, Dean pitched a complete game 7 hitter, he will go 2-0 in his only World Series appearance. The Tiger's came into the game up 3 games to 2 and pitched ace Schoolboy Rowe who had […]
  • Lew Burdette faces off vs Whitey Ford Game 5 1957 World Series
    Whitey Ford and Lew Burdette, facing each other, Game 5 was expected to be a low-scoring affair. However, the game started out with the Yankees looking to score in the first inning. After a leadoff single by Hank Bauer and a sacrifice bunt by Tony Kubek, Gil McDougald hit a line drive that turned into […]
  • The Brooklyn Dodgers win their only World Series
    On October 4, 1955,  after more than half a century of futility, the Brooklyn Dodgers finally win a World Championship, thanks to Johnny Podres' 2-0 shutout of the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The turning point of the historic contest proves to be an outstanding catch by defensive replacement Sandy Amoros in the sixth inning that […]
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