Quote of the day

No one goes there nowadays, it’s too crowded.

~Yogi Berra

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This day in baseball: Kiner’s home run streak

On August 16, 1947, Ralph Kiner of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three home runs in consecutive at-bats to lead the Pirates to a 12-7 win over the Cardinals. With this performance, Kiner matched the major league marks of seven home runs in four games, six in three games, five in two games, and four homers in consecutive at-bats.

Kiner Ralph

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Quote of the day

People say, ‘Don’t live in the past.’ But I guess it depends on how interesting your past is.

~Effa Manley

Effa Manley

Wikipedia


Infographic: Mariano Rivera

This Tier10 infographic on Mariano Rivera is awesome.  Not only are there a lot of details and statistics about the man himself, you will also find instructions on how to make a cardboard baseball glove.

Click on the image to get to a larger version of the graphic.

exit-sandman--the-life-and-career-of-mariano-rivera infographic


Quote of the day

My dad’s a bodybuilder. My whole life I’ve been taught to train the hard way. I believe in earning strength, not buying it. My grandfather raised me old school: In baseball, you work for whatever you get.

~Gary Sheffield

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“Panda and the Freak,” The Baseball Project

It’s been a while since I last posted a Baseball Project song, so here’s a fun one about Tim Lincecum and Pablo Sandoval.


Quote of the day

I pitch like my hair is on fire.

~Mitch Williams

Mitch Williams