Bill Jennings

Bill Jennings Retrosheet key:  jennb101 Given Name:  William Lee Bill Jennings was a tall, dignified, modest gentleman fondly remembered by everyone who met him. His major-league career is limited to the 64 games he played for the lowly St. Louis Browns in 1951 but Jennings lived an honest, unassuming life both in and out of…

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Don Newhauser

Don Newhauser Retrosheet key:  newhd101 Given Name:  Donald Louis Right-handed reliever Don Newhauser joined the Boston Red Sox during the pennant drive in 1972. He contributed a 4-2 half-season, with a very good ERA, but appeared only briefly in the two subsequent years. “Newy” was born in Miami on November 7, 1947, the only child…

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2019 Princeton Baseball Schedule Announced

2019 Princeton Baseball Schedule Announced PRINCETON, N.J. – The Princeton Tigers have released their 2019 schedule, the team announced… Visit College Baseball Daily for the Full Story Source: http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2018/10/18/2019-princeton-baseball-schedule-announced/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CollegeBaseballDaily+%28College+Baseball+Daily%29

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Carl Zamloch

Carl Zamloch Retrosheet key:  zamlc101 Given Name:  Carl Eugene Carl Zamloch’s life was filled with magical moments. Some occurred during his brief stint in the major leagues with Detroit in 1913; others came in his years as a college coach, and as a minor-league player, manager, and owner. Many, however, stemmed from his childhood as…

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Melville Webb

Melville Webb Suffix:  Jr. Given Name:  Melville Emerson As a sportswriter for the Boston Globe, Melville Webb reported on major-league baseball in Boston for nearly half a century before he retired in 1951. He was a member of the Old-Timers Committee at the Baseball Hall of Fame from 1944 to 1953, where he participated in…

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Joe Decker

Joe Decker Retrosheet key:  deckj101 Given Name:  George Henry George Henry “Joe” Decker Jr. compiled a 36-44 record over nine seasons as a pitcher with the Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners. Coming up to the Cubs in 1969, Decker spent parts of the next four seasons with the parent club, making a total…

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Glenn Myatt

Glenn Myatt Retrosheet key:  myatg101 Given Name:  Glenn Calvin Glenn Myatt spent 16 years in the majors, 13 with the Cleveland Indians. The Indians released him in 1935 when he was 37 years old. Thinking he still had some game left in him, Myatt sent out telegrams to other teams looking for a job. Bill…

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Mains: The fastest teams ever

Mains: The fastest teams ever From SABR member Rob Mains at Baseball Prospectus on October 18, 2018: Last month, I introduced a “Speed Index” to determine how much teams used their speed on the basepaths. This is not the same thing as being fast, mind you. I looked at how often teams attempted stolen bases,…

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