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  1. St. Louis Browns - Alive and well

    You're invited to check out the blog for the St. Louis Browns at http://thestlbrowns.blogspot.com. . . . along with the Browns website at http://www.thestlbrowns.com.

    The St. L Browns fan club is recognizing two players (Babe Martin & Al LaMacchia) from their 1944 pennant winning season at a luncheon on April 28, 2009 and at their 25 year anniversary on Oct. 8, 2009. Yes, former Browns players will be present at both functions.

    Meet Roy Seiver, Don Lenhardt, Babe ...
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  2. Is Anybody Clean?

    This post is cynical, and sad...

    In the last few years, we've seen some of the top baseball players of this generation take a long, hard fall. The players we once loved are no more than cheaters and liars to many people. It's really disheartening to see all of this. Maybe it's just me, maybe it's because I've grown up in the "Steroid Era," but I have to wonder, will we ever really know who's clean and who isn't? Even after the Mitchell Report, even if they reveal the other ...
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  3. My view

    When this conversation ends baseball will still have testing and they will still have a drug problem. In five years fans will say that drugs in baseball are no longer a problem. They will say that drug use has been minimized and the players are for the most part clean. They will say this and they will probably even believe this because of drug testing. How do I know this? I know this because that is what we are experiencing right now with football. What football shows us whether you like ...
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  4. 1971 Miami Orioles

    My name is Ed Blake, Jr. and I was a pitcher for the Miami Orioles on the 1971 team that won the Florida State League Championship. My record was 10 wins and 5 losses and I led the league that year in earned run average. The following 2 years I played for the Asheville Orioles, which was the AA affiliate for the Baltimore Orioles in the Southern League. Cal Ripkin, Sr. was the manager and his sons, Cal, Jr. and Billy, were the batboys.

    Woody Smith was the manager of the 1971 Baby ...
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  5. pittsburgh Pirates/ Farm Team

    Does anyone have any information on an early team by the name of The ''Hornell Pirates'' . Thank You.
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