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August 5, John Olerud “heads” into 47

After 17 MLB seasons with five different teams, the one unique thing that John Olerud will be remembered for in 25 years is wearing a helmet at first base. He won a 1993 batting title and contributed to some of the … Continue reading

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July 29, Félix Mantilla turns 81

With proximity to some of the best players of the 1950s, Félix Mantilla played 11 years of Major League baseball. His first six years in Milwaukee introduced him to Eddie Matthews, Warren Spahn and Red Schoendienst. Underratedly , Bobby Thompson … Continue reading

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