Can the Yankees at Least Save the Wild Card?

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Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this  Monday, August 6. This seems like a good day to say the Yankees' hopes of winning the division have been destroyed.  The last 4 games were an unmitigated disaster.  As bad as the first 3 games were, last night they choked the game away.  They were ahead 4-1 ...

Happy Birthday Radio Baseball!

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Hi all.  August 5 is a historic date in the history of baseball that some fans might not know about.  It was on this day in 1921 that the first baseball game went out over the air. The earliest radio station was KDKA in Pittsburgh.  Their debut broadcast was the election returns for the 1920 presidential ...

A Day to Exhale, A Chance to Revive a Good Old Book

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Hi all.  After the surrealistic nuttiness of yesterday's trade deadline activity, and with a 4-game Yankees-Red Sox series in the offing, I'm stepping back from my usual format.  I don't normally review baseball books as a part of this blog but over the past couple of weeks I've been reading one of the better books on the ...

As New HOF Class is Inducted, I Take a Look Back

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Hi all.  I'm going to do something different today while everybody else is writing about the men being inducted into the Hall of Fame.  BTW, I never should have forgotten to mention Jack Morris and Alan Trammell the other day when I reposted the article about today's other inductees. If you listen to morning sports talk ...