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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 23, Nomar “hits” 42

All right, so two Hall of Famers, Don Drysdale (HoF 1984) and Pee Wee Reese (also, HoF 1984) celebrate birthdays today. There’s plenty of literature on them including Drysdale’s sudden death and scoreless streak. But my favorite baseball player also … Continue reading

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