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The Sports Archives – By Any Other Name: Pete Rose

One of the few men in baseball to enjoy success as both a player and a manager, Pete Rose is one of the most famous names in Cincinnati baseball history. Rose played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1963 to 1978, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – When1913 Umpire Bill Klem Had Last Word!

We all understand the importance that umpires and referees play in the outcome of sports games.  We have seen the defining calls that have turned games lopsided and while half the spectators agree on the call when it is in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Fantasy Baseball: 2013 Top 10 Closers!

Where you play daily fantasy sports or season-long fantasy baseball, you need to have a strategy. A good start is by having a list of the top players for each position. Here is a list of the top ten closers … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – MLB 2011 Season Ends With a Bang!

It was a long season for the Boston Red Sox.  After a dismal 2 and 10 start, they led the American League East for the majority of the 2011 season.  Then September came and the winds were beginning to change.  … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How a Fan Letter Contributed to Pitcher Steve Carlton’s Success

From the book “You Can If You Think You Can’ by Norman Vincent Peale is a little known story about one of the best pitchers in baseball history.  Steve “Lefty” Carlton who spent most of his career with the St. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Baseball’s “The Natural”

We all remember the movie “The Natural” with Robert Redford portraying Roy Hobbs, the fictional baseball player who played for a team called the New York Knights. Did you ever wonder if there was any truth in the novel by … Continue reading

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Roy Halladay throws postseason no-hitter; 2nd in history!

Roy Halladay, age 33, has certainly earned his paycheck and has given the Philadelphia Phillies fans something to talk about in years to come. Halladay became the second pitcher in MLB postseason history to throw a no-hitter, no 2 behind … Continue reading

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