Uecker statue to be unveiled Friday

Bob Uecker, Mr. Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

One of the most well-known voices of the game will be honored with a statue Friday at Miller Park in Milwaukee.  Bob Uecker has been announcing Milwaukee Brewers games since 1971 and he does so today with as much passion as the day he started. The Uecker statue, designed by Brian Maughan, measures over seven [...]

Larkin & Santo enter Hall of Fame

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Two greats of the game were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday, Barry Larkin and Ron Santo.  It was a beautiful Sunday in Cooperstown, New York.  Many fans attended the ceremony, as did over 40 members of the Hall of Fame. Barry Larkin:   The third time was the charm for Barry [...]

Cubs honoring Santo

Ron Santo, Chicago Cubs, Hall of Fame

Cubs legend Ron Santo will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 22nd.  Leading up to the big day the Cubs have planned many celebrations.  Details are below. (Via the Cubs) – Chicago, IL. (July 13, 2012) - The Chicago Cubs have announced a schedule of events for fans to celebrate Ron Santo’s Hall [...]

Hall of Famer, Gary Carter, passes away

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The baseball world is mourning the loss of a good guy both on and off the field.  Hall of Famer, Gary Carter, passed away Thursday afternoon at the age of 57.  Carter was diagnosed with brain cancer in May 2011.  The news was announced on his daughter, Kimmy Bloemers, website. “I am deeply saddened to tell [...]

The Gary Carter Foundation

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Player:  Gary Carter Sport:  Baseball, MLB, Retired, Deceased (2/17/2012) Team:  Montreal Expos, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers Website:  The Gary Carter Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website):  Through our own donations and funds raised externally we hope to better the physical, mental and spiritual well being of children.  Toward that end, we will minimize expenses [...]

Barry Larkin: The newest Hall of Famer

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Barry Larkin received much deserved news Monday when he was notified that he is headed to Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  It was the third year Larkin’s name appeared on the ballot and this time the Baseball Writers Association of America elected him with 495 votes (86.4%).  He needed [...]