Baseball Almanac Updates

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Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : All six of the prestigious Players Choice Awards are updated (MLB players awarding MLB players).
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 : Player Spotlight – Babe Ruth - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Babe Ruth )
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 )
00 : Player Spotlight – Grover Alexander - his early years, debut, and legacy. ( Grover Alexander )
00 : New York Yankees Team History - the early years, the Stengel Dynasty, and more...
00 : Moses Fleetwood Walker Player Profile - WAY before Jackie Robinson , was this history making ballplayer .
00 : Hitting Streaks -- added Whit Merrifield , who had a 31-game wrap-around hitting streak .
00 : Immaculate Inning -- added Josh Hader , threw 9 Pitches / 9 Strikes in 9th inning.
00 : 20 Wins Club -- added Corey Kluber (20-7), who joins Blake Snell (21-5).
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 : Richard Hidalgo (1997-2005) -- added quote, trivia item, and a did you know.
00 : Orville Armbrust (1934) -- added quote, photograph, trivia item, and a Babe Ruth did you know.
00 : Whit Merrifield (2016-2019) -- added quote, autographed baseball card , career synopsis, and DYKs.
00 : Willie Mueller ( 1978 & 1981 Brewers ) -- added trivia, photo, movie clip and career synopsis.
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 DYK, 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 : 100-Win Seasons in Major League Baseball -- 2018 Red Sox climb to 12th best season in MLB history.
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 -- 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 : RIP -- Johnny Romano . Died on February 24th . Added obituary details and a couple historical items.
00 : RIP -- Joe Gibbon . Died on February 20th . Added obituary details and a SEVERAL historical items.
00 : RIP -- Don Newcombe . Died on February 19th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Tommy Giordano . Died on February 14th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Rocky Krsnich . Died on February 14th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Jack Crimian . Died on February 11th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
00 : RIP -- Jerry Casale . Died on February 9th . Added obituary details and a few historical items.
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 ).
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 ).
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