Tag Archives: Hall of Fame

The Hammer of God

Nicknames have always been part of baseball.  Some of the better known and the players they refer to are:  “The Sultan of Swat” (Babe Ruth); “The Splendid Splinter” (a young, thin Ted Williams); “The Say Hey Kid” (Willie Mays); “The … Continue reading

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Roy “Doc” Halladay: 1977 – 2017

On Tuesday, 11/7/17, Roy Halladay died when the plane he was flying, crashed. His wife and two sons were not on board. He had retired from baseball in 2013 after a 16 year career. He was 40 years old. Chase … Continue reading

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New Hall of Famers

  Recognize anyone in this lineup? ***  It’s that time of year again. No, you did not forget your significant other’s birthday. It’s more important than that. 400+ baseball writers choose ball players to enter Baseball’s Hall of Fame. It … Continue reading

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Baseball 2016:An Appreciation, Part 2

Pictured Above: The Chicago Cubs have been a story all year. Here, they are dressed for a successful road trip. A number of people in Major League Baseball had significant accomplishments in 2016 that deserve mention. Here are stories of … Continue reading

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