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Tommy. Bob. ’84 Padres. The Iron Horse. The ’37 AL All-Stars.

Tommy Lasorda talking about pitching against the New York Yankees and in particular Mickey Mantle. Watch this, Lasorda is a great story teller. I could listen listen to him tell Baseball stories for hours and would not get the least bit bored.

 

Bob Uecker, long time voice of the Milwaukee Brewers during his playing days as a Catcher for the Milwaukee Braves. Last week Uecker had his 2nd heart surgery since April (The Surgery was deemed a success). I think I speak for all fans of Baseball when I say get better soon and hopefully you will be back in the broadcasting booth again come Spring Training.

 

The 1984 National League Champion San Diego Padres. From L-R: Terry Kennedy, Graig Nettles, Steve Garvey and Tony Gwynn. During game 4 of the NLCS, Garvey hit a walk-off homerun off of Lee Smith of the Chicago Cubs. The following day the Padres won their first National League pennant and Garvey was named the MVP of the NLCS.

 

May 2nd, 1939. Lou Gehrig sits and watches his New York Yankee teammates on the field without him for the first time in 2130 games (14 Seasons).

 

1937 American League All-Stars: Lou Gehrig, Joe Cronin, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Charlie Gehringer, Jimmie Foxx, and Hank Greenberg. All 7 of these men went on to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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~ by duaneharris19 on October 21, 2010.

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