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Earl Weaver, Dead at 82, R.I.P.
Though a great strategist in and of what today is called small ball, his favorite play bluntly remained “the three-run home run.” His all-time winning percentage is .583. He led the Baltimore Orioles to three American League championships in his … Continue reading
The Unhappy Recap, Part 3
This is part 3 on “The Mets Dark Years” by former National Baseball Hall of Fame researcher and librarian Russell Wolinsky. The Management Following the death of team owner Joan Payson in 1975, Mets management slipped into an era of … Continue reading
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