Baseball Almanac Updates

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Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : Manager of the Year Award -- Bob Melvin (AL) & Brian Snitker (NL).
00 : The Hickok Belt Award -- Steve Pearce , the last Red Sox player who won was Carl Yastrzemski !
00 : King of Baseball Award -- added 2018 winner Mike Tamburro, Vice Chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox.
00 : Silver Slugger Award -- added 2018 winners and merged AL & NL research onto the same page.
00 : MLB High School Data - we've added 10,000+ high school names, we've only got 8,000+ more to go!
00 : The Immaculate Inning - a entire history of this page of research...
00 : Triple Header - how did players with 10+ RBI games turn into Wilbert Robinson research?
00 : Matt Davidson – The Player of the Week (NOT) - see who did win. Share your opinion.
00 : Pitchers With Three Putouts in an Inning - read how a new entry was found in this record set.
00 : Trivia Tuesday - three trivia items we asked, how it affected other pages.
00 : The power of YOUR emails… - received a nice quote, see what happened next.
00 : 20 Wins Club -- added Corey Kluber (20-7), who joins Blake Snell (21-5).
00 : Three Pitch Innings -- added Jimmy Cordero to this amazing pitching feat.
00 : Immaculate Inning -- added Zac Rosscup , threw 9 Pitches / 9 Strikes in 9th inning.
00 : Unassisted Triple Plays -- added the name AND position of every batter when the UTP started.
00 : Triple Plays -- 2018 Rangers turn sixth TP in team history, Jurickson Profar -> Rougned Odor .
00 : Ultimate Grand Slams -- added David Bote (also added AL#, NL#, MLB#, Position played columns).
00 : Home Run Leaders From Each State -- NEW full list of every home run leader from each state.
00 : Triple Headers -- NEW full list of every triple header ever played in Major League history.
00 : Home Run Leaders by Each Letter of the Alphabet -- NEW full list of every career leader by last name.
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- added Robinson Cano ( SEA ), 2nd second baseman ( Dee Gordon ).
00 : 100 Moments That Shaped Baseball History -- NEW thoughts by a newly published author.
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- updated, 2018 section created, Jorge Bonifacio ( KCR ) added.
00 : Franchise First Home Runs ( Firsts ) -- added a historical box score from 1901 Tigers game.
00 : Baseball Players Who Died in a Plane Crash -- NEW research, sad topic, 12 names to date.
Baseball Player Research (19th Century Ballplayers | Biographical Research | Trivia | Etc)
00 : Jose Castillo (2004-2008) -- changed number with Astros , added two fast facts.
00 : Ross Grimsley (1971-1982) -- the only EXPOS (1969-2004) pitcher to ever win 20 games in a season!
00 : Howard Johnson (1982-1995) -- joined 30-30 Club three times in a five-year span!
00 : Harvey Kuenn (1952-1966) -- details about his batting title and 200-hit season - as a rookie ( ROY ) added.
00 : Scott Sheldon (1997-2001) -- see the day he played all 9-positions in the same game, and MORE!
00 : Not a player, but he announced 10,000+ player names during his career: Bob Sheppard Quotes added.
00 : Bo Diaz (1977-1989) -- added quote, obituary, audio moment, and more baseball history.
00 : Justin Morneau (2003-2016) -- retires, added several did you know items.
00 : Billy Rohr (1967-1968) -- historic debut, we went beyond the stats, see the best catch Yaz ever made!
00 : Rabbit Maranville (1912-1935) -- we went beyond the stats for this 5' 5" hall of fame shortstop .
00 : Highest Batting Average in a Season by a Pinch Hitter -- expanded to include PH with 30 PA.
00 : Most Teams Played for during a Season (5) -- updated, Oliver Drake first with five teams same year!
00 : OTD1988: Tommy John tied Errors in an Inning Record (3), added news story to box score .
00 : Most Doubles in an inning Game (7) -- added quote, newspaper story, Doubles Record details.
00 : Most RBIs in a Game - added Mark Reynolds to list (Every MLB Player with a 10+ RBI Game).
00 : Cincinnati Reds -- fire Bryan Price, appoint Jim Riggleman as Manager of the Cincinnati Reds .
00 : Toronto Blue Jays -- Roy Halladay ( #32 ) added to retired numbers ( AL Retired Numbers ).
00 : Houston Astros -- franchise history updated (special thanks to Stephen Robb).
00 : Seattle Mariners -- Ken Griffey, Jr. ( #24 ) added to retired numbers ( AL Retired Numbers ).
00 : University of Tennessee Baseball Players -- added Drew Steckenrider box score / number column.
00 : Arizona State University Baseball Players -- Tony Barnette added (had ASU), numbers added.
00 : RIP -- Jerry Casale . Died on February 9th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Frank Robinson . Died on February 7th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Joe Presko . Died on February 5th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Bob Friend . Died on February 3rd . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Matt Turner . Died on January 27th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Tom Hausman . Died on January 16th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Eli Grba . Died on January 14th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Mel Stottlemyre . Died on January 13th . Added obituary details.
00 : RIP -- Lenny Green . Died on January 6th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Jerry Buchek . Died on January 2nd . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : 1918 -- Discovered and added Star-Spangled Banner data for Game 1 through 3.
00 : 2018 -- Added basic history page for the upcoming 2018 World Series , daily updates will be made.
00 : 1948 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (DNP: Berardino , Zoldak , Hogue , Lyons , Shoun , Sturgeon ).
00 : 1969 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (DNP: Jack DiLauro , Cal Koonce , Jim McAndrew , Tug McGraw ).
00 : 1969 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (DNP: Bobby Floyd , Jim Hardin , Marcolino Lopez , Tom Phoebus ).
00 : 1979 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (On Roster / Did Not Play: Dave Roberts ).
00 : 2008 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (On Roster / Did Not Play: Clay Condrey , J.A. Happ , So Taguchi ).
00 : 2009 -- Expanded: 25-man roster (DNP: Chad Gaudin , Paul Bako , Antonio Bastardo , Greg Dobbs ).
00 : 2010 -- Expanded to include 25-man roster ( Eli Whiteside & Dustin Nippert did not play).
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