Daily Archives: August 21, 2014
I am alone in my house, a rare thing.
It is a playing hooky at home episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams Selected as SABR’s 2014
19th Century Overlooked Baseball Legend
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By Roger & Cathy Ratzenberger (Special Guest Writers): (Visit Roger’s website here)
Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams (1814 – 1899) has been selected as the 19th Century Overlooked Baseball Legend by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). This recognition comes in the bicentennial of his birth.
Adams’ contributions to the game include the creation of the shortstop position and heading the baseball governing body that established key aspects of today’s baseball game including nine players per team, the nine-inning game, ninety feet between bases and catching the ball on the fly.
Adams was born in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire on November 1, 1814. He graduated from Yale in 1835 and Harvard Medical School in 1838. In 1839, he moved to New York where he established his own medical practice. Read the rest of this entry
It is time to see what Matt Williams job is like…
You’ve been clamoring for it and it’s finally here, an updated Matt Williams Bullpen Flow Chart. This time though, to make things even more fun, it’s interactive. Go into the mind of Matt Williams and see what it’s like being the manager of the Washington Nationals. Answer the questions by clicking the links and find out which pitcher you need to send into the game skip.
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Rick Porcello threw a complete game, 3 hit shutout, striking out 4 while walking no Tampa Bay batter as the Tigers rolled, 6-0.
Jorge De La Rosa pitched 8 strong innings in Coors Field, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs as the Rockies stopped the Royals 5-2.
Adam Jones went 3-4, scored the tying run and later homered as the Orioles came from behind to top the White Sox, 4-3.
Lucas Duda reached base 3 times, including a homer and drove in 3 runs as the Mets won 8-5 in Oakland.
They owned baseball on Aug 20, 2014.
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