Monthly Archives: October 2014

Catching Unmasked: Nats-Giants Marathon Game Invokes Brave 19th Century Backstop

This past weekend, the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants played an 18 inning playoff game, the longest in the history of postseason major league baseball. In the 19th century, baseball was a brutal game sometimes played to as many … Continue reading

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Jeter’s Fond Farewell Echoes Memories of Greenberg, Newhouser and Williams

The slugging careers of Hank Greenberg and Ted Williams overlapped, and for years they were American League rivals. Both 6’4″ sluggers served their country in World War Two. For the most part, the days of baseball players playing so long … Continue reading

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