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
Healthy living can start at any age. Develop better habits now whether you are 28 or 80. Your body and mind will reward you now and in the future with better function and increased longevity.
George “Sparky” Anderson was fair and faithful with his players and well respected.
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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 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.
My first experience using an ALU bat was during an Alumni game at Bovard Field around 1974. I was 40 years old and in good shape and had played in many Alumni games before. In my first at bat I was fooled by a change up
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.