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This Week in Baseball Season 1: Episode 14

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Episode 14 of TWIB '77 features historic base stealing, historic indifference to the pain of others, and Ralph Houk crowned as King of the Crazy Managers!

This Week in Baseball Season 1 Recaps: Episode 11

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TWIB '77 reaches episode 11! With cameos from Danny Kaye, Ron Luciano, and the most obtuse crowd sign ever.

This Week in Baseball Season One Recaps: Episode 5

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In episode 5 of This Week in Baseball '77, Rod Carew chases .400, the Yankees exact revenge, and nobody wants to manage the Rangers.

This Week in Baseball Season One Recaps: Episode 4

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In episode 4, we see The Franchise leave his franchise, Billy Martin yell at Reggie Jackson, Pete Rose yell at a baseball, and the worst play in the history of time.

Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Casey Stengel, and the Battle of the Bottle

Ruminating on Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Casey Stengel, and alcohol on the occasion of the anniversary of Mantle's death.

Reggie Jackson Claims Billy Martin Used Racial Slurs

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Former New York Yankee and current Hall of Famer, Reggie Jackson, told Bob Costas in a recent interview that former manager Billy Martin used racial and anti-semantic slurs.

Let's Go to the Videotape: 1987 Year in Review

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A look back at 1987, brought to you by Sports Extra and its curiously funky theme song.

8/13/69 wire photo. "Minnesota Twins' pitcher Dave Boswell wears a pair of blue tinted sunglasses...

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8/13/69 wire photo. "Minnesota Twins' pitcher Dave Boswell wears a pair of blue tinted sunglasses to hide the fact that he has a pair of black eyes which he received in a fight with Twins' manager Billy Martin 8/6 outside a Detroit tavern. Boswell began throwing 8/13, pending a decision by Twins' president Calvin Griffith on whether he will rejoin the club." (Via Uni Watch.)

Today in Sports History: October 19th

(George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin. Photo courtesy of Associated Press) 10/19/1987 - Steinbrenner hires Martin for fifth timeGeorge Steinbrenner was a very hands-on owner. When his New York...

Today in Sports History: August 4th

Dave Winfield commits murder doing a game, Bonds hits No. 755, A-Rod hits No. 500, Nolan Ryan owns Robin Ventura, and an amputee plays in a game.

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