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MLB Salaries

$1,000,000 In 1966 Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax held out for a bigger salary. They both had great seasons and were the stars in a winning World Series. Sandy had earned $85,000 and Don $80,000 for the prior year. They decided to walk in together and demand $1,000,000.00 over 3 years. Branch Rickey said that […]

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Bullpen Games

Giants vs Dodgers The Giants and the Dodgers played a very important baseball series this past weekend. The Giants with the pennant on the line had two bullpen games and the Dodgers had one. In the Sunday game (that the Giants won to win the year-long battle) the Giants used nine pitchers.  The teams are […]

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Baseball

Rules are Rules Ted Lyons, Chicago White Sox, pitched a 6-0 no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox. In 1 hour and 7 minutes. Today it would take 1 hour and 7 minutes for the ninth innings as networks and MLB want to advertise more. Some managers would take him out in the 7th or 8th […]

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Baseball Is Over

Washington Nationals I admit that I was hoping that the Nationals would win for the first time in history. And they did with road teams winning all seven games, now that is amazing. The Cubs finally won a few years ago, so now we can start rooting for the team that has not won since […]

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DO NOT UNDERSTAND

Only in America You can trot around the bases, state you do not hustle all the time, and blow bubble gum bubbles when you run to first base in a World Series and someone will pay you $30M for 10 years. Only in America. Harper will get around $40M a year, right. And Koufax and […]

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