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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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 above to read…This is a story I loved when I read it. Thank You Chris Sperry for sharing Coach Scolinos’ life changing speech!
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”
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The only science that involved baseball that I can recall was the long term debate on whether a baseball pitcher could actually throw a curve ball. Those of us who were hitters knew damn well that they could.