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U.L.’s Toothpick: The Year of the Card–John Wathan, 1982

“Baseball lifer” sounds like a great gig, doesn’t it? To be good enough to play baseball, even if it’s just in the minors, and then spend your post-playing days as a coach or scout (or both) seems like a wonderful way to make a living. Sure, there’s a lot of travel, and it really doesn’t pay all that well, I suspect, but if you love baseball, I’d think it would be preferable...
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This Date In Royals History–June 25, 1977

1977: The Royals smashed four home runs, including two-run shots from Joe Zdeb and Freddie Patek, for a 6-4 win over the Athletics at the Coliseum in Oakland.Darrell Porter got the scoring started in the second, homering off A’s starter Mike Norris with two outs and no one on for a 1-0 lead.In the fourth, it was John Mayberry’s turn to go deep, another solo shot to give the Royals...
Via Pine Tar Press
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering the 1982 St. Louis Cardinals

It was a big weekend at Busch Stadium as the St. Louis Cardinals swept the Milwaukee Brewers and pulled 10 games over .500 for the first time this season. Arguably, the main event was the reunion of the 1982 World Champions, however. The following photo of the reunion participants was taken by Scott Rovak and includes the son of the late Darrell Porter on the left (#15) and daughter...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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