Meet Mordecai Brown

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown, best known today for his unusual name and his more or less descriptive nickname of "Three Finger," was the ace right-hander of the great Chicago Cub teams of the first decade or so of the twentieth century.

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Such a loss for the Reds. What a grand legacy. Marty will be missed.

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Marty Brennaman has announced that he will retire following the 2019 season, his 46th year in the Reds broadcast booth.
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"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'" ~ Harmon Killebrew ... See MoreSee Less

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My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, Youre tearing up the grass; Were not raising grass, Dad would reply. Were raising boys. ~ Harmon Killebrew

"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common." ~Satchel Paige ... See MoreSee Less

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Aint no man can avoid being born average, but there aint no man got to be common. ~Satchel Paige

Baseball cannot be learned as a trade. It begins with the sport of the schoolboy, and though it may end in the professional, I am sure there is not a single one of these who learned the game with the expectation of making it a business. There have been years in the life of each during which he must have ate and drank and dreamed baseball." ~John Montgomery Ward ... See MoreSee Less

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Baseball cannot be learned as a trade. It begins with the sport of the schoolboy, and though it may end in the professional, I am sure there is not a single one of these who learned the game with the expectation of making it a business. There have been years in the life of each during which he must have ate and drank and dreamed baseball. ~John Montgomery Ward

 

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Ken Scott - love this!

The early pros grew up with no financial incentive to play ball. It was the only game that boys with no skill could play. Every team needed one player to strike out and watch fly balls drop around him in right field.

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Stop By And Visit The Mordecai Brown Digital Museum http://mordecaibrown.com/mordecai-brown/museum/

Baseball Ireland
A big thanks to Sky News for visiting our International Baseball Centre in Ashbourne. Here is the segment which ran on Sky News today, for those who missed it:
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The Ritchie Bat Company- official bat makers for the Mordecai Brown Legacy Foundation.

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Did you get a chance to check out Kathryn Daniel's feature on the Ritchie Bat Company, LLC?
A Cantonment couple turned their "side hustle" business into to a full-time endeavor.
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