Posts tagged "Philadelphia Phillies"

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988
I have this picture in my top drawer that I adore. It’s a picture of me at my first baseball game.  June 5th, 1987.  Cubs vs. Cardinals.  I’m wearing the ole Cubs solid blue road jersey and my brand new Wilson glove.  You can see me squinting; probably trying to figure out what all those... Read more »

St. Louis Cardinals to Celebrate Clincher by Getting Drunk and Driving Recklessly Back Home

St. Louis Cardinals to Celebrate Clincher by Getting Drunk and Driving Recklessly Back Home
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals baseball team celebrated it’s wild card victory by doing what they do best: getting drunk. “We’re not a team with two drug related deaths, a manager with a DUI, a repeat offender of alcohol abuse who plays shortstop, and various other drug and alcohol issues over the past 10 years for... Read more »

This Week in Sports History (4/12-4/18)

April 12th 1877- A catcher’s mask is used for the first time in baseball.  Prior to that day, catchers were criminals who had to catch each ball with their teeth.  Once the game ended, they were pounded with bats, and sent back to jail.  Back then, the game wasn’t called ‘Baseball’, it was called ‘Fun’.... Read more »
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