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
If the present baseball coaches want to bring back the “Dedeaux Culture” , I would suggest that they bring together a group of former Dedeaux grads and form a large round table group. Because no one person or persons could capture the essence of what was the magic of Dedeaux ball.
Click on the title to relive this historic event!!!! Pete Rose make his record breaking hit on September 11, 1985. Hit 4192. Switch hitter Pete Rose conquered one of baseball’s greatest records.
Click above to read…This is a story I loved when I read it. Thank You Chris Sperry for sharing Coach Scolinos’ life changing speech!
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.
The first one is the velocity that shows up on a radar gun. Your radar gun number is the speed God gave you on your fast ball. If you don’t believe in God then blame it on your genes or ancestors.
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.
Click on the picture above to view the video. LA Dodgers v. LA Angels Spring Training. 82 years young Carl P. Maggio, member of the 1951 American Legion Baseball National Champions that included teammates Sparky Anderson and Bill Lachemann. Author of the book “Swinging for the Fences”
Click on the picture above to watch the interview. Carl Maggio joins City Manager Doug Bartosh in studio to talk about the book he wrote “Swinging for the Fences” about baseball and his lifetime friendship with- Hall of Famer, Sparky Anderson.