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By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Remembering MLB Players That We Lost in 2016

Monte Irvin, January 11 The legendary crossover star of the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball was among the first wave of players to integrate the sport.  On July 8, 1949, Irvin became just the fourth black More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Underrated Pitcher Milt Pappas Dies at 76

On August 10, 1957, Milt Pappas stood on the mound of Memorial Stadium ready to make his Major League Debut as an 18-year old fresh out of Cooley High School in Detroit.  With close to 37,000 people in the stands More...








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