The day in Arizona was warm and bright. The sold out crowd was 30,000, and gathering at Camelback Stadium Glendale for the 1:30 start of the game. Members of team Maggio arrived early, looking after final details. Carl arrived to get warmed up and get last minute instructions from his pitching coach
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He threw and batted left handed just like Gehrig and was good at the game. His mother finally realized that all this was not a coincidence but there was truth in the boys words.
George “Sparky” Anderson was fair and faithful with his players and well respected.
Besides being a terrific all-around athlete Addy Eder is a straight A + student. She just happens to be Carl’s granddaughter and boy is he proud of her. Watch her video by clicking on Addy’s Triple above.
LA Times Ben Lefebvre may be 72, but he is still a swinger. “Benny is a swinger all right,” Verbum Dei baseball Coach Pete Morado said. “He’s a guru of hitting. Anytime you play his kids, you know they aren’t going to be standing at the plate, watching. They’re going to attack. They’ll be up […]
This fight was the culmination of years of Yanks–Red Sox animosity, or, to be more specific, Yanks–Bill Lee animosity. Three years earlier, the often-inflammatory Lee had described the Yankees lineup as a “bunch of hookers swinging their purses.” The Bronx Bombers never forgot, and Lee never stopped running his mouth. The brawl came about after a huge home plate collision between the Yanks’ Lou Piniella and Sox catcher Carlton Fisk
Carl welcomes the kids to the 2016 Little League season. March 26th, 2016 Thank You Mike Tabback from KAZM radio in Sedona, Arizona
Tuesday, March 29, marks the final game of spring training before most of the boys of summer leave Arizona to open another Major League Baseball season.
But throwing out the first pitch of the March 11 game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim kept the memories fresh in the 82-year-old mind of Village of Oak Creek resident Carl Maggio.
Click on the picture above to view the video. March 11, 2016 Carl is guest of honor to throw out the first pitch at Camelback Ranch Glendale LA Dodgers vs LA Angels. Also reuniting with teammate Billy Lachemann.