Baseball Almanac Updates

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Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : Presidential Medal of Freedom -- added Babe Ruth (an omission / honored in 2018).
00 : Boston Red Sox Pitcher of the Year Award -- expanded to include earlier winners.
00 : 2019 MLB Play of the Week -- Yasel Puig , reaches into stands, over the wall, and MAKES the catch!
00 : 2019 MLB Play of the Week -- new page of research, includes videos ( Jackie Bradley Jr ).
00 : 2019 Player of the Week -- Luke Voit (AL | 2nd MLB Award ) & Eduardo Escobar (NL | 2nd MLB Award ).
00 : Roy Sievers Book Review - did he really have the sweetest swing in the 1950s? ( Roy Sievers )
00 : Johnny Bench Statue Dedication Day - an incredible interview. ( Johnny Bench )
00 : Koufax Throws A Curve Book Review - the end of an era, was it good or bad? ( Sandy Koufax )
00 : 108 Stitches Book Review - a bad decision - read why now! ( Ron Darling )
00 : Chipper Jones – Player Profile - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Chipper Jones ).
00 : Team Profile – Oakland Athletics - one of the original teams in the American League. ( A's History )
00 : Player Spotlight – Hank Aaron - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Hank Aaron ).
00 : Player Spotlight – Babe Ruth - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Babe Ruth )
00 : Six Hits in a Game -- added Ryan Braun , got 6 hits in 8 at-bats in an extra inning (18) game.
00 : Home Run in First At-Bat -- added Lane Thomas , homered on an 0-1 slider from Seth Lugo .
00 : Three Pitch Innings -- added Drew Anderson , threw just 1-pitch to Conforto , then Ramos , then McNeil .
00 : Immaculate Inning -- added Thomas Pannone , threw 9 Pitches / 9 Strikes in 9th inning.
00 : Hitting Streaks -- added Whit Merrifield , who had a 31-game wrap-around hitting streak .
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.
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.
Baseball Player Research (19th Century Ballplayers | Biographical Research | Trivia | Etc)
00 : Tris Speaker (1907-1928) -- added career synopsis, did you know items, HOF plaque, etc.
00 : 06-18 Debuts -- Logan Allen ( 2015 MLB Draft ) the first IMG Academy major leaguer!
00 : 06-17 Debuts -- Rangel Ravelo ( 2010 MLB Draft ) a 10-year journey to the majors!
00 : Tim Locastro (2017-Today) -- quote, autographed baseball card, a did you know, and a tweet added.
00 : Most Strikeouts in a 9-Inning Game (5) -- tied by Javier Baez (tied earlier in '19 by Hicks & Story ).
00 : Most Hit by a Pitch in a Game (3) -- tied by Tim Locastro who got plunked three times on May 25 .
00 : Most Home Runs in a Game (7) -- 2019 San Diego Padres set a new franchise-specific record!
00 : Most Hall of Fame Players in a Game (12) -- May 24, 1928 , box score gets historical details.
00 : Most Home Runs in a Game (8) -- 2019 Minnesota Twins tie their franchise-specific record.
00 : Most Teams Played for in a Career (14) -- broken by Edwin Jackson (was tied with Octavio Dotel ).
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 : San Diego State University Baseball Players -- Greg Allen box score debut link added.
00 : University of Tennessee Baseball Players -- added Drew Steckenrider box score / number column.
00 : RIP -- Hardy Peterson . Died on April 16th . Added died on date, died in location & a career synopsis.
00 : RIP -- Scott Sanderson . Died on April 11th . Added died on date, died in location & a career synopsis.
00 : RIP -- Jake Jaeckel . Died on March 31st . Added died on date & died in location.
00 : RIP -- Greg Booker . Died on March 30th . Added died on date, died in location & cemetery.
00 : RIP -- Jim Holt . Died on March 29th . Added died on date, died in location, cemetery, one new fast fact.
00 : RIP -- Jerry Schypinski . Died on March 25th . Added died on date, died in location & cemetery name.
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 : 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).
00 : World Series Final Outs -- Added Chris Sale (got the out) & Manny Machado (was the out).
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 ).
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