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Baseball Almanac News

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Major League Baseball Calendar
Days Away
03-28-2019
Opening Day ( History )
7 days
06-03-2019
Major League Baseball Draft ( History )
74 days
07-09-2019
MLB All-Star Game ( History )
110 days
2017 National League Standings
2017 American League Standings
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Atlanta Braves
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Boston Red Sox
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Miami Marlins
0
0
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New York Yankees
0
0
.000
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New York Mets
0
0
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Tampa Bay Rays
0
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Philadelphia Phillies
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Toronto Blue Jays
0
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Washington Nationals
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Central
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Chicago White Sox
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Chicago Cubs
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Cleveland Indians
0
0
.000
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Cincinnati Reds
0
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Detroit Tigers
0
0
.000
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Milwaukee Brewers
0
0
.000
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Kansas City Royals
0
0
.000
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Pittsburgh Pirates
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Minnesota Twins
0
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St. Louis Cardinals
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West
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Seattle Mariners
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Arizona Diamondbacks
0
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Houston Astros
0
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Colorado Rockies
0
0
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Los Angeles Angels
0
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Los Angeles Dodgers
0
0
.000
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Texas Rangers
0
0
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San Diego Padres
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0
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Oakland Athletics
0
1
.000
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San Francisco Giants
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00 : Player Spotlight – Ty Cobb - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Ty Cobb )
00 : 1964 Topps Baseball Cards - the errors, stars, rookies & history of this iconic baseball set. ( Full Checklist )
00 : Get to Know the 1907 Chicago Cubs - the records, the stars, and much more. ( 1907 Chicago Cubs )
Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : J.G. Taylor Spink Award (BBWAA) -- Jayston Stark, meritorious contribution to baseball writing.
00 : All six of the prestigious Players Choice Awards are updated (MLB players awarding MLB players).
Baseball Lists Research (We archive our last ten updates on that list page, from every category.)
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- added Eric Skoglund (80 Game Suspension | LHP with Kansas City Royals ).
00 : Home Run Leaders From Each Country -- NEW full list of every home run leader from each country.
Baseball Player Research (19th Century Ballplayers | Biographical Research | Trivia | Etc)
00 : Darren Daulton (1983-1997) -- added cemetery name and a checklist to his autographed card ( 1991 Score ).
00 : Lee Tate (1958-1959) -- added career synopsis, a did you know, an autographed baseball card, and a 1959 Topps .
00 : Hal Haydel (1971-1971) -- added his first baseball card and some high school trivia.
00 : Buddy Biancalana (1982-1987) -- find out why he became a celebrity on Late Night with David Letterman!
00 : Carl Willey (1958-1965) -- added career synopsis and a solid did you know.
00 : World Series Game Length Records -- broken October 26, see every extra inning Fall Classic game!
00 : Most Home Runs in a Season -- 2018 Yankees break all-time AL record set previously by 1997 Mariners .
00 : 100-Win Seasons in Major League Baseball -- 2018 Red Sox climb to 12th best season in MLB history.
00 : Division Series History -- added all eight teams from 2018.
00 : Major League Baseball Wild Card Game -- added all four teams from 2018.
00 : Detroit Tigers -- Jack Morris ( 47 ) & Alan Trammell ( 3 ) added to retired numbers ( AL Retired Numbers ).
00 : St. Louis Cardinals -- updated St. Louis Cardinals Managers ( Matheny out / Schildt in).
00 : Texas A&M University --fixed omission ( Brandon Hicks ), had it on his page, but not college history .
00 : Okaloosa-Walton Community College -- added Bob Henley , a number column, updated fast facts.
00 : San Diego State University Baseball Players -- Greg Allen box score debut link added.
00 : RIP -- Randy Jackson . Died on March 20th . Added obituary details (died on date / died in location).
00 : RIP -- Chuck Harmon . Died on March 19th . Added obituary details (died on date / died in location).
00 : RIP -- Leroy Stanton . Died on March 13th . Added obituary details.
00 : RIP -- Alberto Lois . Died on March 12th . Added obituary details, quote, several historical items of interest.
00 : RIP -- Kevin Ward . Died on March 9th . Added obituary details, quote, several historical items of interest.
00 : 1931 -- Upgraded to include 25-man roster and 1st pitch data for Game 3 .
00 : 1971 -- Upgraded to include 25-man roster and 1st pitch data for Game 3 .
00 : 1962 -- Upgraded to include 25-man roster and 1st pitch data for Game 1, 2, and 3.
00 : 1964 -- Includes 25-man roster (DNP: Cuellar Spiezio , Uecker , Washburn , Moore , Stafford , Williams ).
00 : 1968 -- Expanded to include 25-man roster ( Jon Warden did not play).
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