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“There comes a time in every man’s life at least once, and I’ve had plenty of them.” baseball manager Casey Stengel

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Cosmic Quote #52: Play Ball!

“There are three things you can do in a baseball game.  You can win, you can lose, or it can rain.”–Casey Stengel

Unfortunately, there is a fourth thing that can happen.  

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Baseball and Paris - Moveable Feasts

So, I  am reading Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast after watching the Mets Yankees exhibition game. The foreward to Hemingway’s work explains that moveable feasts are those with no set date because their dates are determined by the date of Easter. 392 more words

The Inside Dirt on the 1962 Mets

If you are the fan of any baseball team, then at least once you have had a horrid season.  The type of season that no matter what you do you can just not shake the memory.   383 more words

National League

Bill Dickey (1941 - Topps #70)

William Malcom Dickey was a Catcher who played for the New York Yankees for over 18 years (1928 – ’43 and, after serving in WWII, ’46). 108 more words

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Interview with former Oakland Athletic and Texas Ranger Jim Umbarger...

1. Let’s start at the beginning- you were drafted by the Cleveland Indians but opted to go to Arizona St. instead. What prompted this decision? 2,248 more words

Oakland A's

Casey Stengel (1960 - Topps #227)

Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (The Old Professor) was a player (1912 – ’25) for 5 different teams and a manager for 4 teams, but is best known as the Manager of the New York Yankees (1949 – ’60) and Mets (1962 – ’65). 137 more words

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