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  posted on 4/13/2017 at 05:59 PM
Newest MLB injury -- & it happened to Clay B, what a shock -- whose season likely over with what they're calling a "partially torn right flexor pronator mass"
"pronator" is a word I've never seen before --

Koji now w/Cubs -- just saw that this AM -- in the meantime we await word on latest injured bullpen savior Tyler Thornburg
Let's go Sox

[Edited on 4/14/2017 by Stephen]

 

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  posted on 4/14/2017 at 09:44 AM
April 14, 1967 -- was gonna post about this anyway, but a real nice read in the Herald this morning too -- chek it out

Nope, the spark that ignited it all to this day -- Bill Rohr
mind boggling in so many respects -- 1st Career Start, at Yankee Stadium -- incidental factoid, Jacqueline Kennedy & her son John, then 6, were part of the sparse crowd

Bill Rohr's catcher that day? Russ Gibson -- Who Was Also Making His MLB Debut after 10 yrs in the minors -- hadn't known that
pitching for the Yankees that day? The Chairman of the Board -- who a mere month later would make the final pitch of his HOF career

The tension was high as the Yankees came to bat bottom eight, six outs away from being no-hit. Suddenly the crowd noise increased, and Rohr nearly fainted; coming out of the dugout to lead the inning off as a pinch hitter was Mickey Mantle.

"I'm toast," the rookie thought.

With the kid quivering in his spikes, he managed to retire on a fly ball the Commerce Comet. Mickey was no longer that at this point, however. He was creaky and would retire following the 1968 season.

One of, if not the greatest, catches of Yaz' career came bottom 9 -- keeping alive Bill's no-hitter on a full-stretch flying-leap midair grab of a crushed Tom Tresh shot

then, Elston Howard, 2 out single, no no-no but Sox win, the kid is mobbed on the mound & that's what sparked not only a season for the ages, but Sox fervor after several dormant yrs -- & the season may not have ended up as it did for the Sox without.....you guessed it -- Elston Howard -- he was huge down the stretch for us

yes this established Bill Rohr's legend -- but showing it was no fluke, he cemented it when he beat the Yankees again a week later, At Fenway, with a complete game win w/7 strikeouts & a near shutout only to have it ruined late in the game by an RBI hit by -- you guessed it -- Mr. Howard

a short career it was -- but memorable -- made an appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show & everything -- wild -- Bill Rohr




[Edited on 4/15/2017 by Stephen]

 

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  posted on 5/12/2017 at 03:22 PM
Where did all the Boston fans go? They're so fun to make fun of.

 

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  posted on 5/13/2017 at 09:24 AM
Brock Holt making "quality strides" in his bout with vertigo, Farrell says
turns out the same thing that got ERod's knee last spring, is what got Marco Hernandez' shoulder the other night -- fielded a grounder, suffered a left shoulder Subluxation, may not be back this season

here's a new one -- hanley had what they determined tobe a "right trap muscle spasm" in Wednesday's game -- right trap --
David? School is out -- he may pronounce himself ready to pitch by the All Star break
Panda? -- who know (he's on DL)

our top 3 B's, Pedey -- once JBJ's bat fires up, that's when we'll catch Balt & those damn Yankees ("ya gotta have heart..." ) -- brock holt is a good player, hopefully those spins/dizzy spells cease soon

....."paging carson smith...paging tyler thornburg...."

 

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  posted on 5/13/2017 at 01:15 PM
And here they come...

 

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  posted on 5/13/2017 at 01:17 PM
Just bought a 1974 Hank Aaron card. Trying to complete my 1974 Topps set. Don't know why I am trying but I am. I was four years old when this came out and it has been 30 years since I was trying to complete it.

 

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  posted on 5/13/2017 at 01:27 PM
It also came with a Ken Griffey Sr. rookie card. So now I only need 11 cards to complete my set. A few are Johnny Grubb, Luke Walker, Ivan Murrell , Jesus Alou and the Houston Astros team card.

If you have any, please let me know.

 

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  posted on 5/15/2017 at 03:17 PM
Happy Birthday George Brett!

 

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