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|Madden, John Another club can be beating you for six innings but for some |
reason the good ball clubs get tough and win them in the last three. - Martin, Billy
If you cannot win, make the one ahead of you break the record. - Mckeithen, Jan
|but fifty here is worth five hundred in the big show. ... for five or six innings, |
anyhow, and Skeets and I practiced grabbing them off first with the old balk
motion. ... Some of them were mortgaging their flivvers and offering to bet the
year's corn crop that we would win. ... "How me and you beat him, getting such a
good ball club ve vin when ... "If the boys can get two or three runs for me early, I'll
|II O HEAR some people talk, you'd think ball players never had a pleasant word |
for a man on another team. ... A ball player will fight like a wolf for nine innings,
crabbing at everybody on the other side and roasting the umpire; and after the ...
and a green kid is pitching against us I get sort of personal with him, and I'll go
just as far trying to rattle him as the umpire will let me. ... If he had any regrets or
any grouches he buried 'em, and jumped in heart and soul to help make a
|Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.|
|When the moment came, they'd shave each other's heads, and then shave |
whoever else wanted to join in. ... There was some good-natured quibbling over
what they had discussed among themselves in spring training: How long of a ...
Tim Sullivan in the Enquirer, noting that if the agreedupon number was fifteen
wins in a row, the streak would be historic, ... Jack Armstrong pitched six innings,
allowing only five hits and one run and striking out seven, and lowering his ERA
to 1.95, tops ...
- 192 pages
|Describing some of the attributes of a good pitcher, Bob Gibson of the world |
champion St. Louis Cardinals explains that a ... Working on the antiquated adage
, "A team can't win if it can't score," Pittsburgh Pirates' lefthander Bob Veale and
San ... The fastball-to-fastball confrontation lasted into the tenth inning before
Veale emerged ... Fireball thrower Earl Wilson beat 11 teams for the Boston Red
Sox, but 37 home run pitches led to 12 defeats also. ... ORIGINAL WHAT'LL YOU
|TACOM'A'S BALL TEAM The baseball fans from the Tacoma, down in the land |
where the baseball season runs 365 of ... Tacoma, 4; Corozal, 2 (10 innings).
Tacoma, 3; Corozal, 0. Tacoma. 3; Corozal, 2. Tacoma, 8: Fort Clayton, 5.
Tacoma, 11; Mechanics, l. ... The circuit is composed 'of six clubs: Division 31,
Division 35, Division 36, U. S. S. Birmingham, Marines, and the Fleet Air. ...
Center College, when it played in San Diego and beat Arizona, should have
been up against the Fleet.
|Sooner or later, I felt I'd get an opportunity. ... "The other team knows it has to hit |
the ball to beat him because he won't walk people (Williams walked four men in
his first 28 ... ANOTHER GOOD bullpen performance came three days later
against St. Louis and Williams earned a starting spot. ... "You can forget about
innings pitched and wins once a new game starts. ... May 25 or May 28,
described it as a "routine operation," but Murphy was expected to be out for
approximately six weeks.
|All you have to do is sit on the bench and say to Gehrig when the ball game gets |
tight, ' 0. ... You must know which pitchers will go well against the various clubs,
and what clubs have the " Indian sign " on certain of ... to set down his opponents
with ease; but the Brooklyn Dodgers give him plenty of trouble and beat him more
often than he beats them. ... the Minneapolis team after he had kicked around in
six different minor leagues, and in three years he won sixty ball games for me.
Gene Brown, Arleen Keylin, Daniel Lundy - 1982 - 310 pages
|Sees Yanks as Good Club Erskine, sad at his failure, still wouldn't go for one |
sympathetic remark that the Yankees were lucky. ... The first and last Yankees to
walk scored — Gene Woodling in the first inning and Hank Bauer, passed by
Clem La- ... hit "what I thought was a good sinker, but I guess it wasn't so good —
at least you caft't say it was good now, can you? ... "Tough to get even and then
not be able to hold it and go on to win," said Carl, as he sat in front of his locker,