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Bobby Doerr Played This Great Game Right

By Ed Attanasio, published on Jul 4, 2012

... (4,928) and total chances (10,852) at second base, and sixth in assists (5,710). He set Red Sox records for career games (1,865), at bats (7,093), hits (2,042), doubles (381), total bases (3,270) and runs batted in (1,247). All of these team records were later broken by his longtime teammate Ted Williams. Doerr’s 223 home runs were then the third most by a major league second baseman and his 1,247 RBI rank him fifth in Boston Red Sox history. In 1986, Doerr was inducted in the Hall of Fame. He currently lives in Oregon and is one of the country’s oldest living MLB players.

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Tags: ted williams, boston red sox, bobby doerr

Will Baseball Ever Have Another Golden Era?

By robertanchor, published on Jun 11, 2009

... of baseball. 

 The days of the 1930s through the 1960s seem to have vanished before our generation’s very eyes, never to be witnessed again. The players that once played the field like giants have come and gone, and all we have left is the legacies of their greatness. Players like Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Bob Gibson, and Babe Ruth, who left our fathers and mother’s enamored, have also done the same for us. Boy what it must have been like to see Babe Ruth raise his bat toward the outfield and call his shot, just before hitting a home run. Like children we dare to imagine... (more)

Tags: baseball, mlb, baseball steroids, baseball legacies, jackie robinson, ted williams, bog gibson, babe ruth, golden era

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