Tag Archives: Earl Weaver

“Sweet Music” Viola back at work

Back in 1981 the Minnesota Twins used their first round pick (eleventh overall) in the June Amateur draft to select power hitting third baseman Mike Sodders from Arizona State University. With their second selection in the draft and 37th pick overall the Twins … Continue reading

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Earl Weaver dead at 82 of a heart attack

  Legendary Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver passed away earlier today at the age of 82. Weaver was traveling on an Orioles fantasy cruise in the Caribbean when he collapsed in his room with wife, Maryanne, at … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving recollections

November 25, 2010 – For me, baseball started back in 1957 when I followed the Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Yankees in the World Series. My brother Stan (now deceased and probably talking baseball and watching some former greats strapping … Continue reading

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