by HoraceZifferblatt
Yesterday, 03:38
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...

Wednesday, May 19, 1954 - WILLIAMS LEADS SOX PAST INDIANS...AGAIN NOTES; Cubs place Catcher Clyde McCullough on the disabled list to make room for Walker Cooper who was waived by the Pirates...Casey Stengel hints that Mickey Mantle may be back in the starting lineup for good...Rumors abound that Re...
by HoraceZifferblatt
09 Jan 2018, 01:10
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - Stat Check

May 18, 1954 - DADDY'S HOME: "THE KID" DRIVES IN SIX WITH TWO THREE-RUN HOMERS NOTES: In 1946 Cleveland's player-manager Lou Boudreau came up with a shift, called the Ted Williams Shift or the Boudreau Shift.  With seven fielders stationed to the right of second base, its purpose was to stop Willia...
by HoraceZifferblatt
05 Jan 2018, 02:25
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - "Happy New Year"

Monday, May 17, 1954 -  PITTSBURGH'S LOSING STREAK COMES TO AN END; LEADERS POSTED   NOTES: Having lost nine of their last ten games, the Redlegs are falling fast after their historic start...Milwaukee, led by Eddie Mathews and their fine pitching staff, have increased their lead to four games over...
by HoraceZifferblatt
01 Jan 2018, 13:52
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - "Merry Christmas"

Sunday, May 16, 1954 - NL ACTION: BRAVES SWEEP GIANTS, MATHEWS SOCKS FOUR MORE; PIRATES LOSE 11TH STRAIGHT AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS Team                            W    L   Pct      GB    L10  Strk Recent         RF   RA  Mgn  Mgc New York Yankees               20    8  .714       -    8-2   W2  w...
by HoraceZifferblatt
29 Dec 2017, 01:09
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - "Merry Christmas"

May 16, 1954 - AL ACTION: SWEEPING AWAY THE TRASH NOTES:  A look back at the real-life return of Ted Williams finds that the "Thumper" did just that.  In his return to the starting lineup, he cracked eight hits in nine at bats, including two homers, but the Red Sox still lost a twin bill to the the...
by HoraceZifferblatt
24 Dec 2017, 12:17
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - "The Kid" Returns?

Saturday, May 15, 1954 - WYNN CAPTURES HIS SIXTH; CUBS DROP GIANTS TWO BACK NOTES: Ted Williams makes his first appearance of the season in Baltimore, pinch hitting for catcher Sammy White in the seventh inning. He finishes the game in left field.  Williams indicated he wasn't too pleased with his ...
by HoraceZifferblatt
17 Dec 2017, 15:48
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - A look back...

Friday, May 14, 1954 - TED DUE BACK TOMORROW NOTES:  Ted Williams is expected to be available here tomorrow.  Williams, who took batting practice today and who appears to be fully recovered from his broken collarbone, will travel to Detroit with the team Sunday...After losing three in a row, the Gi...
by HoraceZifferblatt
08 Dec 2017, 01:58
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - A look back...

Thursday, May 13, 1954 - REDLEG'S SCORING DROUGHT CONTINUES... ORIOLES 2 RED SOX 1 - In a night game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, 12,561 stare in disbelief as journeyman right-hander Duane Pillete notches his third win, a wildish three hitter.  Baltimore scores the winning run in the sixth when...
by HoraceZifferblatt
02 Dec 2017, 01:12
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - Jimmy's advice to new fathers...

May 12, 1954 - 16-7 CLEVELAND & NEW YORK LEAD AL; 15-7 MILWAUKEE TOPS NL ASIDE: It is always interesting to look at the actual standings and stats along the way.  On this date in 1954, Detroit and Cleveland led the Al with a .277 team batting average; Baltimore led in fielding with a .984 percentag...
by HoraceZifferblatt
24 Nov 2017, 03:21
Forum: Replays and Great Games
Topic: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - DADDY'S HOME...
Replies: 39
Views: 834

Re: 1954 - SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL - Jimmy's advice to new fathers...

May 11, 1954 - 15 IS ENOUGH, 14 IS NOT, AS INDIANS & YANKS GRAPPLE IN CLEVELAND   NOTES: Del Ennis: Good but not great. TSNs first Rookie of the Year in 1946. The Philadelphia outfielder is off to a great start with nine homers in his team's first 21 games.  He is tied with Cincinnati outfielder Ji...