1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Replay – Final Stats

Posted by Paul on February 2, 2013 | Short Link

Carl’s Big Day

Posted by Paul on November 30, 2012 | Short Link

Carl Furillo barely misses out on a cycle when he goes 4-for-5 with a double, triple and 2 home runs. These 1953 Dodgers are now 109-32 and on a 14 game winning streak with just a couple of weeks left in the season. Furillo is hitting .366 with 23 home runs and 93 RBI. ┬áHe […]

September 1953
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Posted by Paul on October 15, 2012 | Short Link

On September 6th, 1953, somewhere in Los Angeles, a 5-month-old baby boy named Larry cooed and ahhh’d in his mother’s arms. She had been born in Arizona, a first generation American christened Guadalupe, but, as was the fashion of the time, she had taken the Anglicized name “Ruby” as her own. Little Larry, her baby […]

The Dubious Distinction of the Auto-played No-Hitter
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Posted by Paul on October 11, 2012 | Short Link

Larry Jansen of the New York Giants has no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates in my 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers replay. This was an auto-played game, so I didn’t get to see it unfold or live the magic as it happened. This is the second no-hitter in the thousands upon thousands of Strat-O-Matic baseball games I’ve played. The […]

APBA Pro Baseball Basic Game: Review

Posted by Paul on June 25, 2012 | Short Link

After years of loyalty to Strat-o-Matic, it recently occurred to me that there might be something I’m missing by not playing the APBA game. I admit the thought of buying A Competitor’s Game made me feel a bit flushed; is wicked the word for it? Naughty, maybe, like stealing out for a smoke with a […]

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