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Washington Senators 7, Kansas City Athletics 3
WAS 300 300 001 - 7 10 2 KC 000 000 201 - 3 11 1 E: Aspromonte, Naragon, 2B: Aspromonte (2) SH: Pascual, HBP: Versalles (by Tomanek) GDP: Allison, LOB: 7 *Reached first base on interference E: Lumpe, 2B: Snyder, Tuttle, SF: Williams, GDP: House (2),
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So You Think You Know Baseball? Answers
1. False. When fan interference occurs, the umpires can arbitrarily place the runner(s) to the base they would have made had there been no interference. It’s possible to award one runner more than one base and another runner only one base. 2. False.
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Short-changed In Shortened Seasons
When I think of having a shortened season this year, I can’t help but remember how the work stoppage in 1994 cost the Montreal Expos a chance to go to the playoffs. The franchise was struggling and needed a boost, but play stopped in August with the
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Baseball Quick Quiz Answers
1 Tom Seaver was the winning pitcher in the White Sox’ 7-6 win over the Brewers in 25 innings. The future Hall of Famer pitched a scoreless top of the 25th and got the win when Harold Baines hit a walkoff home run off Chuck Porter to end the marathon
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Combined No-hitters
There were two combined no-hitters last season and three in the last two years. Two of them needed four pitchers to complete. I don’t remember a season with more than one combined no-hitter. How common are they in baseball history? And how many times
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Extra Innings SCORING
10 of 10 • Hall of Famer 8 or 9 • MVP 6 or 7 • All-Star 5 or less • Rookie 1 On May 8-9, 1984, the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers played a 25-inning game at Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The marathon remains the longest game in MLB history in
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Q&A WITH Harold Reynolds
Baseball Digest: You played in the major leagues for 12 seasons (1983-94) and made two All-Star teams (1987-88). But your career seemed to come to an abrupt end—on August 7, 1994—when the players’ strike ended the season. Harold Reynolds: Well, I did
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Their Turn At Bat
In baseball, history-making is usually left to the players on the field. But last winter, several clubs made trailblazing hires that signaled progress in segments of the game not known for inclusivity. Teams hired women—as coaches. Rachel Balkovec is
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MLB Helps Women Break New Ground with ‘Take the Field’ Program
Contrary to conventional wisdom that guided the decisionmaking within Major League Baseball for roughly 145 years, there is no such thing as a gender-specific skill that enables someone to be able to spot a snappy 12-6 curveball, understand the moder
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Ceiling Unlimited
As expected, a lot of excitement was in the air when the Atlanta Braves began spring training. The Braves were reconvening after winning backto-back National League East titles. They were also christening their new facility in North Port, Fla., a $12
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SoCal Cool
From the time Anthony Rendon was a pintsized 11-year-old and through his years as one of the best college players in the country and early in his big-league career, his swing and his approach at the plate have left a string of admirers. “He just had
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Baseball Digest For Love Of The Game Since 1942
Baseball Digest began publishing nearly 80 years ago—in 1942—just a few months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. President Franklin Roosevelt had just recently told Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis, “I honestly feel that it would be best
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Out At The Plate
Bob Costas wants to make one thing clear: He isn’t intractably opposed to change when it comes to his beloved sport of baseball. As much as the versatile broadcaster criticized the idea of the wild card when it was introduced a quarter century ago, C
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when MISTER ROGERS Visited the pirates NEIGHBORHOOD It Really Was a Beautiful Day
“This won’t be a slam dunk,” I was told by Fred Rogers’ representative when I called to invite the iconic children’s TV show host to throw out the first pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates’ home opener. It was February of 1988 and the voice on the other
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Crossword Challenge
1 They were swept by the Red Sox in the 2007 World Series 5 Mariano Rivera threw a lot of them 9 He passed away 69 years to the day after his Yankees debut 10 Nickname of Boston’s first AL team 11 “Unis” 12 Bartman who was unfairly reviled by Cubs fa
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Baseball Digest
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Baseball’s Master Builder
Baseball was a college distraction of sorts for Janet Marie Smith. The diamond at Mississippi State was on the edge of campus when she studied there and so was the studio for the architecture school. When she and her colleagues needed a break from th
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World Series Game 7 Bombs
Del Crandall of the Milwaukee Braves hit home runs in Game 7 of both the 1957 and 1958 World Series vs. the New York Yankees. Is he the only player in World Series history to homer in Game 7 two times in a career? James Gottschalk Ft. Atkinson, WI Br
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Effa Manley: TRAILBLAZER
I had to be better in order to get just as far,” Hall of Fame “Ifelt pitcher Bob Gibson once said of growing up as an African American in the Jim Crow era. The same was true for the co-owner of the Negro National League’s Newark Eagles from 1935 thro
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Budding Franchise Leaders
I enjoy seeing the statistical leaders for each franchise in the season preview. I noticed that Mike Trout could take the lead for the most home runs in an Angels uniform in 2020, even though he is just 28 years old. Who else in the majors could clai
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The Game I’ll Never Forget
In New York lore, let alone that of Major League Baseball, Daniel Murphy may never replace the Yankees’ Reggie Jackson as “Mr. October.” But in the fall of 2015, he definitely rewrote Murphy’s Law. Virtually anything that could go right did for the t
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The Last Of The “Mackmen”
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of Connie Mack’s incredible run of 53 seasons as a big-league manager, the last 50 of them with the Philadelphia Athletics (1901-50). Are there any living former players who were managed by Mack? John S
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So You Think You Know Baseball?
It’s time for our annual Rules Quiz. To qualify as a full-time MLB umpire, you must get all 10 correct. A score of 9 correct answers places you in Triple-A with the possibility of being a replacement for vacationing MLB umpires. A score of 7-8 correc
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Roger Maris Day
I read Arthur Daley’s March 1960 “Archive” article in the March-April issue with Roger Maris in his Athletics uniform and I'm thinking to myself, I saw him play in a doubleheader in Kansas City in August 1959, when it was Roger Maris Day. Later in th
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Jackie Robinson, Pathfinder
Edited and Abridged from the February 1946 Issue Jackie Robinson, the sensational backfield star of the UCLA football teams of 1939 and 1940, is about to shoulder one of the toughest and most responsible post-war jobs. He is going to be the first Neg
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With a Full Plate of Issues Facing MLB, the Lively Ball of 2019 Must be Fixed
Editor in Chief Quick, what numbers sit atop the all-time MLB lists for home runs in a single season and in a career? If you needed no time to come up with 73 and 762 (both by Barry Bonds), you are more than a casual baseball fan. While the numbers o
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The Fans Speak Out
We know that Cal Ripken holds the record for consecutive game played with 2,632, but who holds it for consecutive World Series games played? Darrell Berger Dingmans Ferry, PA That record, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, belongs to second basema
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Iconic Home Runs
10 of 10 • Hall of Famer 8 or 9 • MVP 6 or 7 • All-Star 5 or less • Rookie 1 Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Joe Carter of the Toronto Blue Jays are the only players to end a World Series with a walk-off home run. In Game 6 of the 1993 W
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Q&A WITH Bob Kendrick
On February 13, 1920, Andrew “Rube” Foster led an important meeting of eight black baseball team owners at the Paseo YMCA in Kansas City, Mo. That get-together resulted in the formation of the Negro National League. That was 27 years before Jackie Ro
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Bringing a Negro Leagues Ballpark Back to Life
On a late-September afternoon in 1930 at Hamtramck Stadium, the Detroit Stars led the Negro National League Championship Series, three games to two, when longtime Stars slugger Norman “Turkey” Stearnes stepped into the batter’s box against the St. Lo
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