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Tale of a Tiger: Princeton’s Bill Clarke

In honor of Princeton starting its baseball season tonight in Baton Rouge, here’s a photo of legendary Tigers coach Bill Clarke that I picked up in an auction earlier this year. Clarke worked with the team on and off from 1897 to 1901, when college teams often wouldn’t have full-time coaches but would invite professional

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The erosion of The Sandcastle

A mural at the entrance to the Sandcastle Things are not looking good in Atlantic City. In some ways, that’s true of many aspects of the Boardwalk Empire (great show, by the way), but it’s especially true of the old ballpark where the Surf used to play. Just two seasons after the club folded, The

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Photo Flashback: Meeting the Mets home and away

Night at Oriole Park I’m finally catching up after a whirlwind weekend. After working long into the morning on Thursday, I went to that afternoon’s Mets-Padres game before going back to work that night. And who would’ve thought that of the two matchups — Mat Latos vs. Johan Santana and Jon Garland vs. Jon Niese

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Photo Flashback: Take me back to the aughts

Chance Corgan Not much time for a more in-depth post because I’m off to the Mets game today (Johan!) and have to catch my train in less than an hour. [Expanded below.] Yesterday morning I drove up the road to see the Pittsfield Colonials face the New Jersey Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium mainly to

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Photo flashback: Present and future Phillies

Jonathan Villar On a gorgeous spring day, Casey and I and a friend from work drove down to Philly to see the home team down the Cardinals, 7-2, with Roy Halladay on the mound. (RIP, Robin Roberts.) From there, we made our way over to the Jersey Shore (area) to see the Lakewood BlueClaws top

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