Memories and Dreams

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spring 2014 - VOLUME 36 - NUMBER 1

Digital Version

  • Go behind the scenes with Bobby Cox during his first Hall of Fame interview.
  • Check out more info on Tom Glavine, including scouting reports and photos.
  • Watch as Tony La Russa reacts to his election to the Hall of Fame.
  • Greg Maddux's talent and generosity led to several artifacts of his being delivered to Cooperstown before he was even elected to the Hall of Fame. Check out artifact photos and stories here.
  • Check out videos featuring new Hall of Fame inductee Frank Thomas.
  • Watch as the three new Hall of Fame managers, including Joe Torre, talk about their Hall of Fame election.
  • Watch and listen as Stan Musial plays "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
  • Take a look at some of the fascinating aspects -- and passengers -- of the Spalding Tour discovered by Hall of Fame senior curator Tom Shieber in this video.

1. What is the attendance record for any major league non-exhibition game?
Answer: C. 92,706

2. What island did Spalding’s World Tour not visit?
Answer: B. Japan

3.What year was the last time a trio of first-ballot eligible Hall of Famers were elected?
Answer: A. 1999

4. Only 30 players in baseball history have reached 100 WAR in their careers. How many Hall of Famers have a career WAR over 100?
Answer: C. 18

Mystery Snapshot

Hall of Famer Fast Facts

  1. Led the A.L. in fielding percentage four times.
  2. Once held the A.L. record for most consecutive chances at second base without an error.
  3. 9-time All-Star.
  4. Drove in 100-or-more runs in six of his 14 seasons.

Answer:  Kid Nichols

Who Am I?

My plaque reads...

HOLDS NATIONAL LEAGUE RECORDS FOR OUT-FIELDERS: GAMES PLAYED, 2421; PUT OUTS, 6363; ASSISTS, 339; TOTAL CHANCES, 6702. MODERN LEAGUE RECORD FOR MOST STOLEN BASES, 738. MAJOR LEAGUE RECORD MOST YEARS LEADING LEAGUE IN STOLEN BASES, 10. BATTING AVERAGE .285 FOR 20 SEASONS. IN 1922 51 STOLEN BASES IN 53 ATTEMPTS.

Answer: Max Carey

 

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