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Ron Darling: Game 7, 1986

Ron Darling Game 7

by Ron Darling with Daniel Paisner Game 7, 1986: Be careful what you wish for This book is not like other sports books. Certainly, it’s not like other books by former ballplayers. Athletes seem to want to write about the

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George Whiteman and the 1918 World Series

by Glenn Stout George Whiteman: September 11, 1918 In the eighth inning of the sixth and final game of the 1918 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs, with the Red Sox nursing a 2–1 lead

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The Cardinals Way: In the Spirit of Moneyball

Cardinals Way

by Howard Megdal The Cardinals Way Prologue In working on The Cardinals Way, spending days, weeks, and months with everyone in this organization from owner Bill DeWitt Jr. to current and former Cardinals John Mozeliak, Dan Kantrovitz, Jeff Luhnow, Sig

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First Baseball Strike in History: Carlton Fisk and the 1972 Red Sox

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by Doug Wilson The First Baseball Strike in History April 1, 1972 baseball owners and the Major League Baseball Players Association played the cruelest April Fool’s Day joke of all on fans. Only it wasn’t a joke. They stopped the

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Split Season: Baseball’s Epic Strike of 1981

Baseball Strike 1981 - Jeff Katz

by Jeff Katz Those who think Major League Baseball is simply about the play on the field are too romantic and those who think it’s only about the business off the field are too cynical. The truth is somewhere in

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