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Strat-O-Matic Baseball Simulation: Trout, Freeman, Morton, Scherzer Earn June Awards

Mike Trout

As Strat-O-Matic’s (www.strat-o-matic.com) simulation of the 2020 baseball season moves past the halfway point and with the All-Star Game less than two weeks away, award winners for June were announced today. Mike Trout of Los Angeles and Freddie Freeman of Atlanta were selected as A.L. and N.L. Players of the ...

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What’s In a (Baseball) Name?

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In 1969, singer and lyricist Dave Frishberg released a novelty song called “Van Lingle Mungo,” an amalgam of baseball names, some famous, some lesser-known, that fit a comfortable if slightly forced-sounding rhyme. And though it isn’t going to make any lists of greatest all-time tunes, or even baseball-themed songs, it ...

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Strat-O-Sons Top Dads, Four Games To Three, In Father’s Day Inspired Series

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Jason Kendall’s run-scoring single in the top of the 10th inning off Brian Harvey plated Travis Shaw with the go-ahead run, giving the team of Sons a 5-4 victory over a squad of Fathers in the seventh game of Strat-O-Matic’s special Father’s Day series featuring an assortment of the best ...

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Exclusive Babe Ruth Video Highlights New York Sports Tours’ Return With Virtual Tour June 25

Major League Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler introduces Larry Cutler at Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 1947

For two years, New York Sports Tours has brought New York sports history to life for guests through one-of-a-kind luxury sports tour experiences. And while fans can’t board the minibus and zip around the city in person, they can participate worldwide in the unique New York Sports Tours Virtual Tour ...

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Strat-O-Matic Creates Ultimate Family Rivalry With Father’s Day Series Simulation

Vladimir Guerrero Sr. and Jr., credit: Wikimedia Commons/Google Man (Sr.), and DR. Buddie (Jr.)

For many families, baseball has been an integral part of Father’s Day for years, and although the pros won’t be on the field this Sunday to help dads celebrate with their children, Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com), the market leader in sports simulations, is keeping the tradition alive by playing out a seven-game ...

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Strat-O-Matic 365 Adds League Commissioner Feature For Baseball, Football Online Games

365 Grid

With live sports still on hold (though hopefully coming back soon!), fantasy leagues have been looking for ways to keep their members together, combining their love of baseball and football with the camaraderie that goes with participating with friends. And for the first time, the popular Baseball 365 and Football ...

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‘Baseball Memories’ Tracks Baseball History In Poetry

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You know Doubleday didn’t invent it, The myth spun by Spalding to circumvent it. Abner was a soldier, never a player Says one of the poems by Ronald A. Mayer. The course of baseball history set to verse In a collection of poems, some longer, some terse, Baseball Memories brings ...

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Strat-O-Matic Sim: Astros, Dodgers Lead League Standings; Weaver, Maeda, Soler, Murphy May Awards

Jorge Soler (credit: Keith Allison)

For the second straight month, Jorge Soler of the hanging-in-there (31-29) Kansas City Royals earned American League Player of the Month honors, highlighting the May award winners as Strat-O-Matic’s (www.strat-o-matic.com) simulation of the 2020 baseball season enters June. The Houston Astros (41-19) and Los Angeles Dodgers (40-18) hold the best ...

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Griffey Card By Keith Shore Nears Six Figures As More Than 1,000,000 TOPPS ‘Project 2020’ Cards Sold

1989 Ken Griffey Jr. by Keith Shore; 1969 Nolan Ryan by Joshua Vides (Topps)

As the calendar flips to June, the Topps Company’s “Project 2020” continues its ascent, with fans and collectors showing increased interest in the program, in which 20 commissioned popular artists re-imagine 20 iconic cards from the past 70 years. So far, with 100 cards issued, the total sold is more ...

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‘The Called Shot’: A Heralded Home Run In An Unheralded Season

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Baseball in the 1930s feels less covered than during other decades. That could just be a feeling, but it seems like the Deadball Era, Murderer’s Row Yankees of the 1920s, DiMaggio vs. Williams battles of the 40s, New York domination of the 50s, Mantle-Maris and the 60s and future seasons ...

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