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  • Move under way to get Bill Veeck's father into Hall of Fame

    Move under way to get Bill Veeck's father into Hall of Fame
    Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck. "I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk when he struck out Tony Lazzeri in Game 7 of the 1926 World Series?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Grover Cleveland Alexander was drunk and/or asleep in the bullpen when he was called out to face Tony Lazzeri in the 7th inning of Game 7 of the 1926 World Series. STATUS: I'm Going With False. Modern baseball......
  • Second String; A spring to be forgotten

    "People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby The greatest second baseman of all-time Where, oh where, did the spring go? Just as soon as the...
  • Ralph Kiner ties baseball history to present on SNY

     
    I turned on the Mets game Sunday in the sixth inning, and within five minutes Ralph Kiner had told stories about Marty Marion and Rogers Hornsby that were interesting and relevant to the action in the game at hand.......
  • The surprising shortstop weakness in Dodger history

     
    Please welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...