2 posts tagged with baseball by waitingtoderail.
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Willie Lives

Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider, also known as "The Silver Fox," has passed away at the age of 84. Snider played for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers for the bulk of his career, in which he hit 40 or more home runs in 5 consecutive seasons and hit the last home run in Ebbets Field. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980, Snider was the least-known of the famed trio of New York center fielders from the 1950s, but enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after his induction and the release of "Willie, Mickey, & the Duke" in 1981. Mickey Mantle died in 1995, but Willie Mays is still going strong.
posted by waitingtoderail on Feb 27, 2011 - 14 comments

The Doc is In

Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies has pitched the second postseason no-hitter in major league history. [more inside]
posted by waitingtoderail on Oct 6, 2010 - 52 comments

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