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69th BIRTHDAY BASEBALL MUSINGS

July 1, 2011

Tags: Oriole Losses, Central Division Races, Brewers Fall to Yanks, Return of McKeon & Johnson

[this post appeared originally on booktrib.com and has been expanded]
Three score and nine years ago I arrived on this earth. June 27, 1942. I beat future Red Sox shortstop RICO PETROCELLI by one year, “Mr. Florida Marlin” and onetime Oriole first baseman JEFF CONINE by several years and by even more JIM JOHNSON the (more…)

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Story of baseball's reserve system and the men who fought to change it
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“Lowenfish’s take is detailed and nuanced.... he doesn’t look for simple answers; despite his own abiding admiration, he never sugarcoats or presents Rickey in anything other than a three-dimensional light.”
–David Ulin, Los Angeles Times