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The Bergino Baseball Clubhouse (67 East 11 Street, NYC, 212-226-7150 keeps the hot stove going with another series of authors discussions. All programs begin at 7 p.m. Where applicable, I’ve included links to my reviews of the books or other pertinent information. Guests include:  Jim (“No Realtion”) Kaplan, author of The Greatest Game Ever Pitched: […]

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Juan Marichal, Warren Spahn, and the Pitching Duel of the Century, by Jim Kaplan. Triumph Books, 2011. Note: This review appears on Bookreporter.com. These days, a manager is thrilled if he can get a “quality start” out of a pitcher: six innings with no more than three earned runs. Gone are the days of 25 […]

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The Hall of Fame pitcher was born this date in 1921. Spahn, Sain, and Teddy Ballgame: Boston’s (almost) Perfect Baseball Summer of 1948, by Nowlin, 2008 The Greatest Game Ever Pitched: Juan Marichal, Warren Spahn, and the Pitching Duel of the Century, by Jim Kaplan, 2011 The Warren Spahn Story, by Shapiro, 1958 Warren Spahn, […]

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The Hall of Fame pitcher was born this date in 1921. Spahn was one of those stars who enjoyed success at an advanced age. After making his debut in 1941, he spent four years in the military during WW II. Apparently, there was no rust upon his return. He won 21 in 1947, his first […]

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