Baseball Almanac Updates

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Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : The Larry Doby Award -- added Sam Huff, the 2019 Futures Game Most Valuable Player .
00 : 2019 MLB Play of the Week -- Victor Robles ( Awards ) watch the AMAZING video!
00 : The Johnny Bench Award -- added Adley Rutschman ( Oregon State University ).
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 : 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 : 108 Stitches Book Review - a bad decision - read why now! ( Ron Darling )
00 : Updated -- Three Home Runs in a Game -- added Nelson Cruz (3 HRs on Augst 3rd).
00 : Six Hits in a Game -- added Phillip Ervin , got 6 hits in 4 at-bats, 4th in Reds' history .
00 : Three Pitch Innings -- added Adrian Houser , threw 1-pitch to Iglesias , then Casali , then Mahle .
00 : Home Run in First At-Bat -- added Zack Collins , PH 1st gm (BB), DH 2nd gm, HR off Ariel Jurado .
00 : Baseball Movie Checklist -- The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience ( Canseco & McGwire ).
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- added Frankie Montas (80 Game Suspension | RHP with Oakland Athletics ).
00 : Baseball Movie Checklist -- The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience ( Canseco & McGwire ).
00 : 3,000 Strikeouts Club -- added CC Sabathia who fanned John Ryan Murphy to make history.
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- added Eric Skoglund (80 Game Suspension | LHP with Kansas City Royals ).
Baseball Player Research (19th Century Ballplayers | Biographical Research | Trivia | Etc)
00 : UPDATED: Chuck Harrison (address, quote, rookie card), Willie McCovey (cemetery name).
00 : UPDATED: Tommy Brown (newspaper), Rod Beck (rookie card), Dick Van Zant (SEVERAL).
00 : Recent Debuts: Bryan Abreu (D.R.), Trent Grisham (2015 Draft), Sam Selman (Vanderbilt).
00 : 07-30 debut -- Jake Rogers ( Tulane University | Canyon High School (Canyon, TX) | 2016 Draft ).
00 : 07-23 debuts -- Tim Lopes ( 2012 Draft | 10th Edison High School MLB Player ).
00 : 07-21 debuts -- Zach Green , Conner Menez , Adrian Morejon (208th from Cuba ).
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 : 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 : 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 : Colorado State University Baseball Players -- added a new list / updated all five players.
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 -- Pumpsie Green . Died on July 17 . Added obituary data. Improved formatting on biography.
00 : RIP -- Ernie Broglio . Died on July 16 . Added obituary data.
00 : RIP -- Joe Grzenda . Died on July 12 . Added obituary data and a GREAT newspaper story.
00 : RIP -- Jim Bouton . Died on July 10 . Added obituary data, two DYK, and a career synopsis.
00 : RIP -- Glenn Mickens . Died on July 9 . Added obituary data, career synopsis, and a photograph.
00 : RIP -- Paul Schramka . Died on July 8 . Added newspaper clipping from his MLB debut.
00 : RIP -- Gary Kolb . Died on July 3 . Added died on date / location, two DYK, and a career synopsis.
00 : RIP -- Tyler Skaggs . Died on July 1 . Added died on date, location.
00 : RIP -- Larry Foss . Died on June 15 . Added died on date, location, news clipping from debut.
00 : RIP -- Dave Marshall . Died on June 6 . Added died on date and died in location.
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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