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By The Numbers: A Look At The Legend Of Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green

Elijah “Pumpsie” Green was born in Boley, Oklahoma, in the fall of 1933. In 1959, at the age of 25, he would take the field as a member of the Boston Red Sox.

06/07/2013

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By The Numbers: Collusion – A Look Back

Collusion, in the words of Fay Vincent, was “the most egregious breaking of trust in baseball history… it destroyed any chance of civility on the part of the players.”

05/09/2012

Jackie Robinson

Coutinho: Remembering Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on this day 65 years ago.

WFAN–04/15/2012