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  • Orlando Cepeda passes away at 86
    • Orlando Cepeda passes away at 86
    The Hall of Fame outfielder and first baseman was a member of the Atlanta Braves for parts of four seasons including the 1969 NL West Division winning club. Earlier this morning, it was announced that Hall of Fame outfielder and first baseman Orlando Cepeda had passed away. He was 86. The Puerto Rico-native, who played in MLB from 1958 through 1974, spent parts of four season with the Atlanta Brav...2024
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  • Baseball history unpacked, June 26
    • Baseball history unpacked, June 26
    Happy birthday, Dave Rosello! | Set Number: X18684 A M-W-F digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB content, gathered from reputable sources. Happy birthday, Dave Rosello! Ryne resigns, Rookie Ron Santo rakes, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the ...2024
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  • Today in White Sox History: June 12
    • Today in White Sox History: June 12
    It was 85 years ago today that the Baseball Hall of Fame opened — and welcomed Charles Comiskey as one of its new inductees. Cooperstown opens its doors 1939 As part of the very first ceremony at the newly-finished shrine in Cooperstown, Charles Comiskey was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Membership grew by 10 in 1939, as BBWAA player selections Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler and George Si...2024
  • • Basketball Hall unveils 2024 class including Vince Carter, Chauncey Billups, Seimone Augustus
    A new class of basketball legends is headed to Springfield, Mass. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its latest class Saturday, featuring 13 new members. Vince Carter, Chauncey Billups and Seimone Augustus headline this year’s group, but they are not the only names on the marquee. Michael Cooper, Walter Davis, Bo Ryan and Charles Smith are headed to the Hall of Fame too....2024
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  • Baseball history unpacked, April 1
    • Baseball history unpacked, April 1
    Set Number: X31256 TK2 A no-foolin’ M-W-F digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB content, gathered from ‘reputable sources’. Unrest on the horizon and some of baseball’s sad passings. Also, a homer that wasn’t, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of t...2024
  • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to Cardinals
    • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to Cardinals
    Braves Franchise History 1969 - The Atlanta Braves trade Joe Torre to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Orlando Cepeda. The trade was the result of a salary dispute between Torre and Braves GM Paul Richards who was angry at Torre for his role as a union official. MLB History 1911 - Plumbers at work on the drain pipes at Washington’s Griffith Stadium inadvertently start a fire that burns dow...2024
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  • • Orlando Cepeda passes away at 86
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  • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Ervin Santana
    • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Ervin Santana
    Photo by Juan Salas/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Braves Franchise History 2014 - After injuries to Brandon Beachy and Kris Medlen, the Braves sign right-hander Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14.1 million deal. He will start 31 games and post a 3.95 ERA in 196.0 innings. MLB History 1921 - MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis suspends eight members of the Chicago Whi...2024
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  • Baseball history unpacked, March 8
    • Baseball history unpacked, March 8
    Photo by John Biever /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images A M-W-F digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB content, gathered from reputable sources. Free of charge for the discerning reader. The contract that may have started it all, rules changes, the Federal League, Joltin’ Joe’s passing, and more. Natal anniversary of the late Ryan Freel. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cu...2024
  • Today in White Sox History: March 5
    • Today in White Sox History: March 5
    On this day 117 years ago, the White Sox embarked on the first-ever spring training trip outside of the United States. | The Hammond Times The South Siders head WAY south 1907 The White Sox departed Chicago on the Sunset Limited train, en route to Mexico City for spring training — the first-ever spring training held outside of the United States. The traveling party for the defending World...2024
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  • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta acquires Ted Simmons from Milwaukee
    • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta acquires Ted Simmons from Milwaukee
    Braves Franchise History 1964 - Atlanta mayor Ivan Allen Jr. says he has a verbal commitment from a major league baseball club to move there if a stadium is ready by 1965. Funding for a $15 million stadium was approved the next day. 1986 - The Braves acquire catcher Ted Simmons from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for catcher Rick Cerone and a pair of minor league players. Simmons would appear ...2024
  • Today in White Sox History: March 3
    • Today in White Sox History: March 3
    Harry Caray and Jack Brickhouse were linked not only as broadcast team partners, but in a much stranger way, years later. | Walter Kale/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Double Hall honors, along with lifesaving surgery 1998 It’s a belated but banner day for White Sox icons, as Larry Doby and George Davis are among four players selected for Hall of Fame enshrinement by...2024
  • This Day in Braves History: March 2
    • This Day in Braves History: March 2
    Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Braves Franchise History 1901 - Jimmy Collins leaves the Boston Beaneaters to manage the Boston Americans of the American League. The Beaneaters also lose Hugh Duffy, who becomes manager of Milwaukee’s new AL team and catcher Billy Sullivan who signs with the White Sox. 2018 - Max Fried strikes out NFL quarterback Russell Wilson who is in spring traini...2024
  • This Day in Braves History: Hank Aaron signs a record-breaking contract with Atlanta
    • This Day in Braves History: Hank Aaron signs a record-breaking contract with Atlanta
    Braves Franchise History 1972 - Hank Aaron signs a record breaking contract with the Atlanta Braves that will pay him $200,000 annually over three years. MLB History 1888 - Cincinnati Red Stockings catcher Kid Baldwin slugs the umpire during a spring training game in New Orleans during an argument and narrowly escapes arrest. 1940 - The First National Bank of Chicago tries to force a sale of the...2024
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Timeline

  • 2024
    "Jackson was placed on the ballot by the Royals Hall of Fame Executive Board and elected through the Royals Hall of Fame Veterans Committee voting process, which considers candidates no longer eligible by regular voting."

  • 2023
    "Celebrating Atlanta Braves legend Andruw Jones"

  • 2022
    "He was a leading candidate for election to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee; he fell short of the honor during his lifetime but will gain election barely a year from today."

  • 2019
    "Ted Simmons, Marvin Miller Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame"

  • 2018
    "While his résumé will likely be passed on to the Veterans Committee, it's worth remembering where McGriff stood at the time of his peak."

  • 2017
    "Softening PED Stance in 2017 Hall of Fame Vote Bodes Well for Bonds, Clemens"

  • 2016
    "After two years of no electees by separate Veterans Committees, the National Baseball Hall of Fame board of directors moved on Saturday to change the process."

  • 2015
    "It looks like Trammell's last, best hope will be a future Veterans Committee vote."

  • 2014
    "Bob Howsam, the architect of the Big Red Machine, is on the Golden Era Ballot to be considered for the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee next month."

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Veterans Committee trade rumors, contract, salary rumors

  • • Baseball history unpacked, June 26
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to Cardinals
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  • Former Royals GMs Cedric Tallis and John Schuerholz elected to Royals Hall of Fame
    • Former Royals GMs Cedric Tallis and John Schuerholz elected to Royals Hall of Fame
    The two men helped build the Royals franchise Two of the men that helped build the Royals from the ground up into an eventual world champion will be honored by the organization this year. The Royals announced that former general managers Cedric Tallis and John Schuerholz have been elected into the team’s Hall of Fame. They will both be honored at a private luncheon on June 28, followed by a pre-ga...2024
  • Bo Jackson to be inducted into Royals Hall of Fame
    • Bo Jackson to be inducted into Royals Hall of Fame
    Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images Bo knows Hall of Fames. Bo Jackson, who electrified Royals fans with his moonshot home runs, track star speed, and never-before-seen baseball highlights, has been elected to the Royals Hall of Fame. He will be inducted in a pre-game ceremony before a June 29 game against the Cleveland Guardians. In all, Jackson played five years with the Royals, hittin...2024
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  • This Day in Braves History: March 11th
    • This Day in Braves History: March 11th
    Photo by Barbara Alper/Getty Images Braves Franchise History 1953 - Boston Braves owner Lou Perini proposes a ban on the move of any major league franchise to that of a minor league city until October 1. Two days later, he will announce that the Braves are moving to Milwaukee. 1974 - Commissioner Bowie Kuhn orders the Atlanta Braves to play Hank Aaron in at least two of the team’s three s...2024
  • This Day in MLB History: March 10
    • This Day in MLB History: March 10
    Photo by Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images MLB History 1857 - The National Association of Base Ball players is formed in a meeting in New York City. Twenty two teams are represented and William Van Cott is elected president. 1951 - J. Edgar Hoover announces that he has turned down an offer to become Commissioner of Baseball. 1963 - Pete Rose records two hits in his first spring tr...2024
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  • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta no hits Houston, still doesn’t win
    • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta no hits Houston, still doesn’t win
    Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Battery Franchise History 2015 - Nine Braves pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the Astros but the game ends in a 2-2 tie after 10 innings. 2016 - Major League Baseball announces that the Braves and the Marlins will play a game at Fort Bragg on July 3. MLB History 1900 - The National League votes to shrink to eight teams. They pay Baltimo...2024
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, March 8
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Veterans Committee stats and results

  • • Baseball history unpacked, April 1
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to Cardinals
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  • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Peter Moylan to a minor league deal
    • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Peter Moylan to a minor league deal
    Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Braves Franchise History 1948 - The Boston Braves acquire Eddie Stanky from the Brooklyn Dodgers in exchange for Bama Rowell and $60,000. 2015 - The Braves signed veteran reliever Peter Moylan to a minor league deal. He will appear in 22 games while logging a 3.48 ERA and a 2.84 FIP. MLB History 1884 - The roof of the Polo Grounds’ grandstand is damaged due t...2024
  • Today in White Sox History: February 17
    • Today in White Sox History: February 17
    A rare Hall of Fame runoff election immortalized Luke Appling on this day, 60 years ago. Luke makes the Hall ... eventually 1934 Urban “Red” Faber retires after 20 seasons with the White Sox. Somewhat overlooked in White Sox annals given he pitched in the immediate aftermath of the legendary Ed Walsh, Faber stakes claim as the greatest hurler in White Sox history, with 67.7 WAR. That make...2024
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  • This Day in Braves History: January 28
    • This Day in Braves History: January 28
    Braves Franchise History 1980 - Hank Aaron refuses an award from commissioner Bowie Kuhn honoring him for his 715th home run. Aaron’s stance is that baseball’s treatment of retired black ballplayers falls far short of what is needed. MLB History 1901 - The American League formally organized as a major league after having been a top minor league in 1900. The Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Athleti...2024
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  • 2024 South Side Sox Hall of Fame Vote
    • 2024 South Side Sox Hall of Fame Vote
    Joe Mauer and Adrián Beltré are almost assured of standing together as Hall of Fame inductees later this year. | Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images Adrían Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton lead a ballot than is almost certain to see multiple HOFers elected Once again, our Cooperstown ballot is hosted in this post, so you will be able to see the running results in real time righ...2024
  • Baseball history unpacked, December 4
    • Baseball history unpacked, December 4
    Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images A M-W-F digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB content, gathered from reputable sources. There’s a draft in here, and other stories. Happy birthday to Lee Smith! On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various ...2023
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  • 2023-24 MLB/White Sox/South Side Sox offseason calendar
    • 2023-24 MLB/White Sox/South Side Sox offseason calendar
    Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images Our annual guide to everything happening on site and in White Sox baseball, from now till Opening Day While baseball’s offseason deprives us of games, it doesn’t mean there’s not a lot of action over the winter. The conclusion of the World Series on November 1 ended the baseball season, and the annual stampede of players to free agency is underway. Add to that,...2023
  • Celebrating Atlanta Braves legend Andruw Jones
    • Celebrating Atlanta Braves legend Andruw Jones
    At long last, Atlanta Braves legend Andruw Jones is having his number retired by the organization. Seven years after being inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame, Jones will finally see his number retired by the organization with which he became a generational defensive talent. At long last, the Atlanta Braves will be retiring the number Andruw Jones famously wore during his 12 seasons with...2023
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to the St. Louis Cardinals
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Veterans Committee parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Orlando Cepeda passes away at 86
    2024
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, April 1
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  • This Day in MLB History: March 4th
    • This Day in MLB History: March 4th
    Photo by Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images MLB History 1884 - National League owners agree to provide two separate team benches to minimize fraternizing among opposing players during games. 1886 - The National league adopts the stolen base and the four foot by seven foot pitcher’s box. The NL also retains seven balls for a walk and rejects a rule that would award a batter first bas...2024
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  • Today in White Sox History: March 1
    • Today in White Sox History: March 1
    Mark Buehrle (who else?) got the first-ever White Sox start at Camelback Ranch, on this day, 15 years ago. | Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Opening Day at Camelback Ranch! 1976 Bill Veeck began his second round of ownership of the White Sox in underwhelming fashion, as Spring Training opened in Sarasota with just non-roster players due to an ongoing owners’ lockout. 2009 The White Sox op...2024
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  • This Day in Braves History: February 26th
    • This Day in Braves History: February 26th
    Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images Braves Franchise History 2005 - Braves pitcher Mike Hampton and his wife offer a $25,000 reward for the safe return of Jessica Marie Lunsford who disappeared from her Florida bedroom four days earlier. MLB History 1894 - A series of rule changes are implemented that are designed to help pitchers. All foul bunts will now be called strikes and the infield...2024
  • BCB After Dark: Did the Cubs drop the ball with Hoskins?
    • BCB After Dark: Did the Cubs drop the ball with Hoskins?
    Photo by Brian Garfinkel/MLB Photos via Getty Images The late-night/early-morning spot for Cubs fans asks if the Cubs should have beaten the Brewers offer to free agent Rhys Hoskins. Welcome back to BCB After Dark: the grooviest get-together for night owls, early risers, new parents and Cubs fans abroad. Please come on in out of the cold. There’s a private party this evening and you are o...2024
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  • Today in White Sox History: December 27
    • Today in White Sox History: December 27
    Thanks for Harry Hooper, Carmines! A post-Babe Ruth deal further betrayed the Carmines faithful 1919 A day after selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees, cash-strapped Boston owner Harry Frazee was unable to promise further cuts from his roster. (The Red Sox were coming off of a 66-71-1 season but were just a year removed from a World Series title.) Frazee made one exception: Superstar outfielde...2023
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 4
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  • • This Day in MLB History: March 4
    SetNumber: X4155 MLB History 1884 - National League owners agree to provide two separate team benches to minimize fraternizing among opposing players during games. 1886 - The National league adopts the stolen base and the four foot by seven foot pitcher’s box. The NL also retains seven balls for a walk and rejects a rule that would award a batter first base on a hit by pitch. 1912 - Cons...2023
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  • • This Day in Braves History: February 26
    Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images Braves Franchise History 2005 - Braves pitcher Mike Hampton and his wife offer a $25,000 reward for the safe return of Jessica Marie Lunsford who disappeared from her Florida bedroom four days earlier. MLB History 1894 - A series of rule changes are implemented that are designed to help pitchers. All foul bunts will now be called strikes and the infield...2023
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Top Veterans Committee news

  • • Bo Jackson to be inducted into Royals Hall of Fame
    2024
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  • • Celebrating Atlanta Braves legend Andruw Jones
    2023
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  • • Ted Simmons, Marvin Miller Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame
    Longtime Cardinals and Braves catcher Ted Simmons and MLB Players Association executive director Marvin Miller were elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame, as announced tonight on MLB Network.  Simmons and Miller were inducted via the “Modern Era” veterans committee, a 16-person panel focusing on people whose largest contributions to the sport fell between 1970…...2019
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Bud Selig suspends John Rocker
    Braves Franchise History 2000 - Bud Selig suspends Braves reliever John Rocker until May 1 after comments made in an interview with Sports Illustrated. Rocker also receives an undisclosed fine and is ordered to undergo sensitivity training. MLB History 1919 - Jackie Robinson is born in Cairo, Georgia. Robinson will become the first black player in major league history when he debuts for the Brook...2023
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  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: There's a Closers Sale Going on at MLB's GM Meetings
    2015
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 2
    Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. RIP Ronnie. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeli...2022
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  • • HOF board adjusts Veterans Committee rules
    2016
  • • Hall Of Fame Announces 2024 Era Committee Candidates
    This afternoon, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced its eight nominees for the 2024 Era Committee. Previously known as the Veterans Committee, the Era Committee is a 16-person panel that considers nominees outside the purview of induction for players via the Baseball Writers Association of America. The 2024 class concerns managers, executives and umpires whose…...2023

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  • • Orlando Cepeda passes away at 86
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, June 26
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  • • Today in White Sox History: June 12
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, April 1
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta trades Joe Torre to Cardinals
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  • • Bo Jackson to be inducted into Royals Hall of Fame
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  • • This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Ervin Santana
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  • • This Day in Braves History: March 11th
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  • • This Day in MLB History: March 10
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  • • Today in White Sox History: March 5
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Veterans Committee rumors, scandals

  • This Day in MLB History: January 29
    • This Day in MLB History: January 29
    Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images MLB History 1901 - The Rules Committee comprised of Connie Mack, John McGraw and Charles Comiskey reject a proposal that would have banned the bunt and recommends no changes to the game at this time. 1930 - The Boston Red Sox sell former home run champ Ken Williams to the New York Yankees. However after acquiring him, New York will release Williams bef...2024
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, February 10
    Happy birthday Randy (Ransom) Jackson! | Photo by Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. It’s a no from me, dog. The Astros’ sign-stealing case and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s co...2023
  • • This Day in MLB History: January 29
    Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images MLB History 1901 - The Rules Committee comprised of Connie Mack, John McGraw and Charles Comiskey reject a proposal that would have banned the bunt and recommends no changes to the game at this time. 1930 - The Boston Red Sox sell former home run champ Ken Williams to the New York Yankees. However after acquiring him, New York will rele...2023
  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 2
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  • • Scott Miller's 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
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  • • Why You Should Appreciate the Outstanding Baseball Career of Rafael Palmeiro
    2015
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  • • 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame "Snubs" Just Have to Wait Their Turn
    2015

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