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This is the grave of Billy Martin. Born into a dysfunctional family in Oakland in 1928, Alfred Martin’s parents split when he was a baby. His stepfather was the most positive mentor in his life. He was known as Billy from a young age because his Italian immigrant grandmother, who did not speak English, called […]
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This is the unmarked grave of Bill Dahlen. Born in 1870 in Delliston, New York, Dahlen became one of the leading hitters of the deadball era. He broke into the major leagues in 1891 with the Cubs and immediately became a solid, if not legendary player. He had more power than most in that era, […]
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Earlier this week, it came out that Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader, several years ago, had tweeted out a bunch of racist and homophobic stuff. Whether you want to believe him or not, he said he was an idiot, that he’s learned much since then, that he no longer believes that stuff. He seems genuinely […]
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Ichiro!

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On May 3, 2018
It looks like the game is finally up for Ichiro, my favorite player of all time. There was no good reason for Seattle to sign him this year. He obviously had nothing left in the tank. After an OK 2016 in Miami, last year he was pretty bad. His 44 at-bats this year showed the […]
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