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Chuck Stevens Has Impacted This Great Game in Many Ways

By Ed Attanasio, published on Aug 10, 2012

Stevens spent 20 years playing, coaching and managing professional baseball, much of it in the Pacific Coast League, but he is best remembered as the player who delivered the first major league hit off pitching legend Satchel Paige. He is the President of the Professional Baseball Players’ Association, a group that helps former professional baseball players in need. With the St. Louis Browns, Stevens appeared in four games and went 2-for-13 (.154) with two runs and two RBI before entering World War II. He rejoined the Browns after being discharged before the 1946 season, appearing in 122 games... (more)

Tags: major league baseball, chuck stevens

I Meet The Freak

By Ed Attanasio, published on Dec 6, 2009

...kid who can throw in high 90’s and make all-star hitters look like little leaguers.

My overall impression is that Lincecum sees himself as basically someone who just got really good at throwing a ball, but somebody who’s not even 100% onboard with the lore and wow surrounding major league baseball. When a 51-year-old male walks up to Tim and starts treating him like the Pope, Lincecum is amused, but no longer surprised anymore. Two Cy Youngs will do that.

I asked him if he gets noticed in public more all the time, especially now after the two Cy Youngs. “It’s so... (more)

Tags: major league baseball, lincecum, cy young, san francisco giants

A Golden Glover: Jim Landis

By Ed Attanasio, published on Nov 30, 2009

Jim Landis (1934-03-09)was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 1952 and played for 8 years before being traded to Kansas City Athletics on January 20, 1965 where he played for one year. He then moved to the Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers, and finally the Boston Red Sox . He was a member of the American League 1962 All-Star team, a 5 time Gold Glove Award winner from 1960 to 1964 and played in the 1959 World Series. Landis played his final major league game with the Houston Astros on June 28, 1967.

Jim Landis, 75, now lives in Napa, California... (more)

Tags: major league baseball, chicago white sox, golden glove

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