The Day the Streak Ended;

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75 years ago today, on July 17, 1941 the streak to end all streaks came to an end.  A month and 2 weeks after the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig died, Joe DiMaggio's epic streak of 56 games with at least one hit ended.  While Gehrig's famous streak of 2130 games played went by the wayside ...

This is the Strasburg the Nats Hoped For

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When the Washington Nationals took Stephen Strasburg with the number 1 pick in the draft many years ago, the kind of pitching he's doing now  is what they hoped to get from him.  This Strasburg who is now 13-0 is the man who dominated college baseball so completely while he was at San Diego State. Last night ...

Who Shares America’s Birthday

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Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this July 4. As today's games have already begun, I'll dispense with the usual rundown from yesterday, except to point out the Jays' 17-1 demolition of the Indians and the Mets 14-3 destruction of the Cubs.  Wilmer Flores of the Mets put up 6 hits in 6 atbats ...