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New Jersey vintage baseball team seeks players

elizabeth resolutes

(photo courtesy of the Elizabeth Resolutes) The Elizabeth Resolutes, a vintage baseball club in Union County, New Jersey, is forming a new team called “ .” “This is a historically factual club that played in Plainfield, NJ, in the 1870s,” said Daniel Marcus, a player for the Elizabeth Resolutes. “We are currently looking for ballplayers to More...

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home team
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

MLB first: Home teams go 15-0 on Tuesday

Austin Jackson’s walk-off RBI single in the 11th inning secured a perfect 15-0 record for home teams on Tuesday. Unless I’m watching my team play on the road, I always root for the home team. Even when More...

Triple Crown
By R. Lincoln Harris On Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Triple Crown reminder of how different things were in ’78

The Reggie! bar was a big deal back in 1978. (photo by R. Lincoln Harris) I’ll never forget the stretch run between Affirmed and Alydar in the Belmont Stakes back in 1978. It was just a few days before my More...

empty Camden Yards
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Empty Camden Yards an empowering image for baseball fans

An empty Camden Yards reminds us how important fans are to the game of baseball. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images) The game played in an empty Camden Yards on Wednesday was an ugly sight I hope we never see again. The More...

players born in the '70s
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Players born in the ’70s disappearing from MLB

Players born in the ’70s — like Carlos Beltran and Alex Rodriguez — are slowly disappearing from the game. (New York Times) A year ago, I launched That ’70s Project because I have memories More...

Dusty Baker J.R. Richards
By R. Lincoln Harris On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

J.R. Richard, Dusty Baker and a high-five moment

A memorable moment in Dodger Stadium — the birth of the high-five — with Glenn Burke and Dusty Baker following a home run off Houston’s J.R. Richards. On the final day of the 1977 regular season, More...

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