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Author Q/A: New book examines history of the knuckleball, baseball’s most baffling pitch

I have no desire, nor the courage, to stand in the batter’s box to see what it is like to face a Randy Johnson fastball. I’m fairly sure I wouldn’t see anything. Not even the blur of the ball going past me. However, I would like to get an up close view of a knuckleball. I have been watching baseball for more years than I care to admit, and I still don’t know exactly what...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bugs, be gone: White Sox once used fireworks to repel gnats

Fireworks and baseball are like a marriage made in heaven. While the history of fireworks at ballgames goes back over 100 years, they weren't always meant solely for entertainment purposes. MLB Cut 4 recently took a historic look back at one of the less conventional uses for the illuminating bursts -- bug bombs. The story highlights an incident that occurred on June 2, 1959, when...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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