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    AUCTION ITEM: Delcarmen Mitt (Game Used)

    Do you have a photo of the glove you could share?
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    Who has seen a triple play?

    I was at the taping of the Triple Play in the Odd Couple movie. it was taped before a regularly scheduled game between the Mets and the Pirates. The Pirates also got caught batting out of order that day -- something I've never seen in person again. During the top of the ninth inning of a Mets...
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    Baseball and Japan / US relations

    It looks like the Catcher Was a Spy will be shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The NYT has it as one of six films to watch at the Festival.
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    Triple Plays

    I was at the game at Shea Stadium on June 27, 1967 when they filmed a triple play for the movie The Odd Couple. During the game the Pirates were caught batting out of order, which is probably another rarity. My parents took me to the movie the following Summer and the scene flashed so quickly...
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    Indelible or Favorite Moment in Boston Sports?

    Ted Williams being honored at the 1999 All-Star Game.
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    One season or fewer: your favorite short-term Red Sox.

    Rollie Fingers. My real answer is Dave Roberts.
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    2016 Season Photo Thread

    Sitting still -- what are the specs on your Cuevas photo -- ISO, shutter speed, is that all the way out to 400mm? Do you shoot mostly using the manual mode? I have aspirations to shoot a picture like that...
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    8/11 MiLB Gameday: Spinners in the AM

    The second Benintendi homerun was an especially impressive shot over the left field fence.
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    Carolina Mudcats (great name) team bus flips after Salem Red Sox game

    Agree this could have been really bad. Thankfully, it wasn't. Mudcat wrote a book: The Black Aces: Baseball's only African-American Twenty-game winners (13 at the time of writing in 2007). I met him in Cooperstown -- a super nice guy.
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    Underrated Superbowl Moments

    Watched the fourth quarter again last night -- maybe small, but Seattle burned their first time-out after an incomplete pass and a stopped clock.  
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    Kevin Youkilis retires...

    His fielding percentage as a first baseman is pretty crazy...9974.
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    Jeter: The Final Weekend

    Isn't that what Ted Williams did in 1960 -- finished at Fenway and either didn't make the trip to Yankee Stadium or didn't play during the final weekend?  I think Jeter will choose to play.