Brewers to fete '82 Crew for 35th anniversary

Robin Yount, Gorman Thomas, Cecil Cooper and Ben Oglivie will be back in Milwaukee on July 14-16, when the Brewers celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1982 American League championship team, including a reunion of the players on field prior to the July 15 game against the Phillies.
January 26, 2017

Biggest hit in Crew history? Coop's '82 knock rates high

Cecil Cooper, who turned 67 on Tuesday, arguably had the most memorable hit in franchise history, as his two-run single in Game 5 of the 1982 ALCS help Milwaukee to the World Series.
December 20, 2016

Box Score 12/20: The day Howard Cosell left television

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we plan our riot over Hall of Fame inductees. (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but we're still upset.)Happy birthday to Cecil Cooper, Bo Ryan, Rich Gannon, Aubrey Huff, David DeJesus, Nate Newton, Ashley Cole, Jenny BoucekÂ...
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HOVG REWIND: June 14, 2016

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1974 – Nolan Ryan, throwing an unbelievable 235 pitches, whiffs 19 batters in 13 innings, including Cecil Cooper six consecutive times, in the Angels’ 15-inning, 4-3 victory over Boston in Anaheim. The right-hander’s performance will be the first of three 19-strikeout outings the Texan throws this season. 1990 – The National...
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June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Sox Great George Scott Would Have Been 71

Had he lived, former Red Sox first baseman, three-time All-Star and 8-time Gold Glove winner George Scott would have been 71 years old today. In nine seasons with Boston, Scott hit .257 with 154 home runs (or "taters" as he called them). While we didn't know why at the time, Scott wore a batting helmet in the field because of experiences with road fans throwing objects at him...
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This Date In Royals History: August 20, 1975

1975: John Mayberry had three hits and Al Cowens doubled to drive in the go-ahead run, while Dennis Leonard outdueled Luis Tiant in the Royals’ 3-1 win over the Red Sox at Royals Stadium.Both starting pitchers worked complete games. Tiant allowed nine hits and two walks, although he did not strike out anyone. Leonard was dominant, allowing six hits and a walk while striking out...
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