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Topps has come through again some great prizes. Note the plural. Comment below to sign up for Gint-A-Cuffs VII. My thanks to Spankee for the brilliant artwork.
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Knoxville's Confederate Monument
On June 17, 2015, a young man entered one of Charleston's oldest historically black churches. After a time he turned a gun on those he was with and nine worshipers are now dead.  From that incident a debate has risen, first about the use and meaning of the...
On June 17, 2015, a young man entered one of Charleston's oldest historically black churches. After a time he turned a gun on those he was with and nine worshipers are now dead.  From that incident a debate has risen, first a...
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1950 Tri-State League All-Star Game
It is currently the All-Star Break for the Southern League. While doing some research for foreign born players for Knoxville teams I came across Jack Aragon . Angel Valdes (Reyes) Aragon was born in Cuba in 1915.  According to Baseball-Reference.com his mi...
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Clinton Prison All Stars
There's been quite a bit of media frenzy about the two inmates that escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. That prison is located in the county in which I was born and raised. Let's look at a few games that involved the Cli...
There's been quite a bit of media frenzy about the two inmates that escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. That prison is located in the county in which I was born and raised. Let's look at a f...
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An Error and a Triple Play
In a few days we'll be remembering the 71st anniversary of the Allied invasion of France, commonly called "D-Day".  The History Channel and the American Heroes Channel have been showing specials about the preparation leading up to the invasion.  I've watche...
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1930s Stein's Baseball Team
Earlier today MLB Historian John Thorn tweeted: That reminded me of a team in Knoxville, probably in the early 1930s.  Stein's. image  N-4677  "Stein's baseball players showing backs of uniforms." from The Thompson Photograph Collection part of the  Calvin ...
Earlier today MLB Historian John Thorn tweeted: That reminded me of a team in Knoxville, probably in the early 1930s.  Stein's. image N-4677 "Stein's baseball players showing backs of uniforms." from The Thompson Photogra...
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A Long Time Ago
Gint-A-Cuffs VII is coming.
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Yogi Steals Home in 1942
The following photo (which I lifted without permission) was posted on the facebook page of the Institute for Baseball Studies . Yogi Berra of the St. Louis Stockhams (left) steals home on Los Angeles Sunrise catcher Gene Mauch (right) during the 1942 (exact...
The following photo (which I lifted without permission) was posted on the facebook page of the Institute for Baseball Studies. Yogi Berra of the St. Louis Stockhams (left) steals home on Los Angeles Sunrise catcher Gene Ma...
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Did Reggie steal on his own?
Yesterday at church the pastor used an illustration about Reggie Jackson stealing second base without Earl Weaver's permission. Reggie saw the opportunity and took it, but it didn't fit in with the manager's plans.  Lee May, the next batter, was walked.  T...
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Chattanooga sent a large sized pudding to Knoxville
I try to keep up with a "This Day in Knoxville Baseball History" to feed to Mick and Justin over at the Smokies Radio Network .  They like to add the stories to their pregame show for some color and stretch. This post isn't exactly a "it happened on this da...
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Young Jim Fregosi
I picked this up on Listia last week.  I'm not really a Fregosi fan.  Not a hater, but not really a fan.  The key selling point is the accordion, of course. 1972 Topps Jim Fregosi (card # 346) When seeing or hearing an accordion, some might think of Weird A...
I picked this up on Listia last week.  I'm not really a Fregosi fan.  Not a hater, but not really a fan.  The key selling point is the accordion, of course. 1972 Topps Jim Fregosi (card # 346) When seeing or hearing an acco...
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The Critics Respond to ABC's Thomas W. Moore
Two years ago I posted about ABC's suggestion to cut the MLB season to 60 games for the 1965 season.  This week that story got picked up by Chuck Hildebrandt from SABR Media .  Then Rob Neyer, from FOXSports, picked up Chuck's posting. There had to be more ...
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