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00: The Silver Slugger Award -- added every winner at every position.
00: The Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards -- added every winner at every position.
00: 2019 MLB Play of the Week -- Maikel Franco ( Awards ) watch the AMAZING video!
00: Paul Owens Award -- MiLB Alec Bohm (3B) and MiLB Ethan Lindow (LHP) added.
00: Dixie Walker: A Life in Baseball Book Review - a career with an asterisk... ( Dixie Walker )
00: 2011 World Series: Game 6 - the NEW greatest game ever, right? ( 2011 World Series )
00: Left on Base in the Bush Leagues Book Review - five-stars - a truly unique baseball book!
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: Hit for the Cycle (330th in MLB History) -- added Cavan Biggio ( A.L. Cycles | Blue Jays Cycles ).
00: Updated -- Three Home Runs in a Game -- added A.J. Pollock (last done in LA by Justin Turner ).
00: No-Hitters -- Justin Verlander (Updated: A.L. No Hitters , Astros , No-Hitter Records Plyr & Team ).
00: Hit for the Cycle (329th in MLB History) -- added Jonathan Villar ( A.L. Cycles | Orioles Cycles ).
00: San Diego Padres Managers -- Andy Green fired. Rod Barajas named interim manager.
00: All-Star Game Home Runs -- added a new "did you know" all each back-to-back instances.
00: Steroid Suspensions -- added Michael Pineda (60 Game Suspension | RHP with 2019 Twins ).
00: 30 / 30 Club -- added Christian Yelich (Has 30-or-more stolen bases AND home runs in 2019).
00: 30 / 30 Club -- added Ronald Acuna Jr. (Has 30-or-more stolen bases AND home runs in 2019).
00: Steroid Suspensions -- added Tim Beckham (80 Game Suspension | IF with 2019 Mariners ).
Baseball Player Research (19th Century Ballplayers | Biographical Research | Trivia | Etc)
00: UPDATED: Bill Mueller , sourced quote & added three fast facts - one video, one trivia, two historic.
00: UPDATED: Chappy Charles , updated cemetery, added a fast fact, and a baseball card.
00: UPDATED: Bill Tuttle , added two fast facts - one newspaper story and one did you know.
00: UPDATED: Bryan Mitchell , added a quote & three fast facts - one factoid, one trivia, one dyk.
00: NEW : Hal Newhouser Biography added - The Tigers Hall of Fame Southpaw.
00: UPDATED: Putsy Caballero , added quote, fast fact, photograph, and nickname story.
00: All SABR Biographical Research Committee Data added to The Ballplayers . ( Download Report ).
00: UPDATED: Cecil Butler , added quote, fast fact, rookie card, and a did you know.
00: UPDATED: Clint Frazier , added quote, fast fact, autographed card, and a did you know.
00: NEW : Mickey Vernon Biography added - Remembering the Top First Baseman of the Golden Era.
00: Most Home Runs in a Season by a Team -- ELEVEN teams have broken their team HR records!
00: Most Consecutive Strikeouts by a Positional Player (9) -- non-pitcher records added today.
00: Most Doubles in a Game (4) -- tied by Adam Frazier , second Pirate with four ( Paul Waner ).
00: Most Hit by a Pitch in a Game (3) -- tied by Derek Dietrich who got plunked three times! #ouch
00: Most Home Runs in a Game (8) -- 2019 Arizona Diamondbacks set new franchise-specific record!
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: Yakima Valley College Baseball Players -- added a new list / updated all five players.
00: RIP -- Andy Hassler . Died on December 25th . Added obituary details.
00: RIP -- Norm Angelini . Died on December 21st . Added obituary details.
00: RIP -- Will Brunson . Died on November 23rd . Added obituary details, rookie card, and triva.
00: RIP -- Val Heim . Died on November 21st . Added a colorized photo and obituary details.
00: RIP -- Jim Coates and Irv Noren . Both died on November 15th .
00: RIP -- Bob Johnson . Died on November 12th . Obituary data added.
00: RIP -- Ron Fairly . Died on October 30th . Obituary data added.
00: RIP -- Bobby Del Greco . Died on October 13th . Obituary data, rookie card, news story added.
00: RIP -- Jackie Hernandez . Died on October 12th . Added obituary data, rookie card, career synopsis.
00: RIP -- Andy Etchebarren . Died on October 5th . Added obituary data, rookie card, career synopsis.
00: 1933 World Series -- First pitch data for Game 1 located & added.
00: 1942 World Series -- First pitch & National Anthem data for Game 1 located & added.
00: 1972 World Series -- First pitch data for Game 3 located & added.
00: 2011 -- First pitch data (To & From) for Game 6 and Game 7 located & added.
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).
00: 1918 -- Discovered and added Star-Spangled Banner data for Game 1 through 3.
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