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VIDEO: Disco Demoliton Night at Comiskey Park in 1979

VIDEO: Disco Demoliton Night at Comiskey Park in 1979
February 14, 2017 No Comments »

There’s never been anything quite like it. Between games of a doubleheader on July 12, 1979, the Chicago White Sox, led by promoter extraordinaire Mike Veeck, asked a local disc jockey to blow up disco records in center field. What could ... Read More »

VIDEO: Tommy Lasorda fights the Philly Phanatic

VIDEO: Tommy Lasorda fights the Philly Phanatic
February 14, 2017 No Comments »

Throughout his Hall of Fame career, manager Tommy Lasorda was a colorful character, known for entertaining fans and the media. In this clip from the early 1980s, Lasorda tussles with the mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies, a fuzzy green fella ... Read More »

VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS

VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS
February 14, 2017 No Comments »

Most people remember Dave Henderson’s home run in the top of the ninth inning of Game Five of the 1986 American League Championship Series for the Boston Red Sox. The homer tied the game and kept the Angels from winning ... Read More »

VIDEO: Willie McGee’s amazing performance in the 1982 World Series

VIDEO: Willie McGee’s amazing performance in the 1982 World Series
September 29, 2016 No Comments »

If you never saw Willie McGee then you missed one of the most unique and gifted players of the 1980s. McGee was a switch-hitting outfielder with blazing speed and bug eyes. He had a painful walk but few could run ... Read More »

VIDEO: Carl Yastrzemski’s last career home run was washed out by rain

VIDEO: Carl Yastrzemski’s last career home run was washed out by rain
September 29, 2016 No Comments »

When Carl Yastrzemski retired in 1983 he didn’t go on a farewell tour. That type of thing wasn’t done in baseball at that time, and Yaz wouldn’t have been comfortable doing it anyway. Carl Yastrzemski didn’t like being the center ... Read More »

Video of Bo Jackson’s monster home run in 1989 All-Star Game

Video of Bo Jackson’s monster home run in 1989 All-Star Game
September 29, 2016 No Comments »

Rick Reuschel was an underrated pitcher. He had a career that stacks up well against some lower-level Hall of Famers and several borderline Hall of Famers. But he’s largely forgotten for several reasons. People also don’t remember him as being ... Read More »

VIDEO: Vin Scully on NBC’s Game of the Week in 1986

VIDEO: Vin Scully on NBC’s Game of the Week in 1986
September 26, 2016 No Comments »

Vin Scully, the voice of the Dodgers since before the Eisenhower administration, is retiring this year. His final game will come October 2 in San Francisco. To celebrate Scully’s indelible imprint on the history of the game, here’s a full-game ... Read More »

VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves
May 2, 2016 No Comments »

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn’t see any point in going north with the Braves. But ultimately, he did go and as a result he spent a few weeks playing baseball in Boston again, where his ... Read More »

VIDEO: Tuffy Rhodes hits three home runs on opening day in 1994

VIDEO: Tuffy Rhodes hits three home runs on opening day in 1994
April 18, 2016 No Comments »

Opening Day in Chicago is special. When the Cubs play their first game at historic Wrigley Field it doesn’t matter how good the team is supposed to be or what the expectations are, it’s exciting. The 1994 opener may have ... Read More »

VIDEO: Satchel Paige pitching in Los Angeles in 1948

VIDEO: Satchel Paige pitching in Los Angeles in 1948
February 21, 2014 No Comments »

The date is November 7, 1948, and the World Series champion Cleveland Indians are playing an exhibition game in Los Angeles at Wrigley Field. On the mound is Satchel Paige, one of the greatest pitchers in the history of the ... Read More »