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this day is sports history..Larry Doby is HOF |
People often forget that Larry Doby who on this day was inducted to the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1998, was the 1st black person to play in the American …

Sun City Grand Club reminisces on baseball’s ‘Golden Age’
Ahwatukee Foothills News
1947: Jackie Robinson breaks Major League Baseball’s color barrier. • 1948: Cleveland wins World Series with Satchell Paige and Bob Feller. • 1949: Yankees win first of seven World Championships during the era. • 1950: Philadelphia’s “Whiz Kids” lose …

Springtime Storylines: Is character and passion enough for the …
Matt Williams, Alan Trammell, Don Baylor, Eric Young and Gibson himself were all guys that Gibson would have loved to manage and who, at one time or another …

State of the Yankees’ dynasty? Just fine, at least for now
Washington Post
HANS DERYK/ REUTERS – The Yankees’ stars aren’t as young as they used to be, but that doesn’t mean New York is no longer a threat to contend. By Dave Sheinin, Saturday, March 12, 6:13 PM This was the winter the New York Yankees were forced to confront …

The ‘Secret History’ Of Baseball’s Earliest Days
“Game-fixing, which we think of as the Black Sox scandal of 1919, dates back as early as 1865,” says Thorn. “That is when we had our first scandal and three players were banned.” Thorn is the author and editor of many books about baseball, …

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