Roberto Clemente holding his 3,000-hit ball

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Remembering '65: An April time capsule

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Jackie Robinson steals home...I would like to point out that Bryce Harper has done this. After getting hit by a pitch earlier in the game. #ballerstatus

PHOTOS: Amazing Never Before Seen Images From 1955 World Series

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vintage baseball caps, something fun to blow up and hang for decoration showing the history of baseball

American Needle: The Original Snapback + Giveaway

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Eat your whole-grain heart out, Wheaties!

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Red Sox 5-nothing in the 2nd....pitching change.

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Honus Wagner is known as one of baseball's greatest players. He started his career with the Louisville Colonels in 1898 that was eliminated by the National League a year later. He spent the rest of his career with the Pirates as a player and later, manager. The Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most valuable in existence, was recalled in 1909. The cards were distributed with tobacco; Wagner objected to being included in the promotion because he didn't want to set a bad example for child...

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Honus Wagner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pee Wee Reese, 1957 Topps series

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Christy Mathewson was the most dominant pitcher in the first 2 decades of the 20th century. His career wins of 373 is the third highest in baseball history. Mathewson's performance in the 1905 World Series is said to be the greatest post-season outing of all time. He was one of the first 5 inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. What is said most about Christy is that he was a true gentleman.

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Tigers roar in '84!

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Manager Sparky Anderson helped lead the 1984 Detroit Tigers to World Series victory.

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Sparky Anderson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ted Williams was the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived. In 1941 Williams finished his 3rd season with the Boston Red Sox with a batting average of .406 and retired in 1960 with a career average of .344. During the last at bat of his career on September 28th, 1960 Williams bid baseball farewell by hitting a home run. He's the only player to bat over .400 in a single season.

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Ted Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Leroy "Satchel" Paige was the greatest pitcher of all time. Paige was 42 years old when he was signed to his first major league contract with the Cleveland Indians in 1948. Other than holding the record for oldest rookie ever to play the game, one of Paige's lesser know accomplishments is that he invented the knuckle ball.

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Roberto Clamente-Played for the Pittsburg Pirates and was a great humanitarian. Clemente died in a plane crash while transporting relief supplies to Nicaragua after a massive earthquake left the country in ruins in 1972. His name is synonymous with honor and heroism. The Roberto Clemente award is given out every year to a sports figure that is recognized for humanitarian work.

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Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente

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Willie Mays-The Say Hey Kid

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Murderer's Row was the nickname given to the hard-hitting 1927 Yankees. The lineup included Earle Combs, Mark Koenig, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Meusel, Tony Lazzeri, Joe Dugan, John Grabowski and pitcher Waite Hoyt

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Murderer's Row - The 1927 New York Yankees

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86 years later...

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Legendary manager Casey Stengel took the New York Yankees to a World Series victory 7 of his 12 seasons with the iconic ball club with consecutive World Series wins from 1949 to 1953. Then two more in 1956 and 1958.

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The Official Site of Casey Stengel

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The Bums of Brooklyn

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1955 Brooklyn Dodgers had one winning season in Brooklyn before the Evil O'Malley moved them to the west coast in 1957.

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Comiskey Park 1913

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98th season

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Mr. Cub

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