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Craig Tomarkin (the Guru)
How was the World Series named?
Can you advise where I might find the top ten players for "consecutive games played?"
Ever Hear of Joe Hauser, Possibly the Greatest Home Run Hitter Ever?
Who was Ralph Branca?
Some Players Love Their Bats
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Why do the manager and coaches wear the same uniform as the players?
What was the correct 1969 A's cap logo?

Joe Mock (ballparks)
6th and 7th Graders learn about ballparks
What was the first baseball stadium to charge money for admission?
Can you play on an all turf infield?
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A. C. Haeffner (former sports card and memorabilia dealer)
I have three cards that are not in the price guide and I wondered if you can help me appraise them. They are tobacco cards.
Are there many of these Lefty O'Doul cards around?
How much would a carl yastrzemski card be worth its a all star card from the red sox and its a 1980 topps card?
What is my autograghed 1989 National League All-star team ball worth?
I've got an autographed ball with signatures: Jackie Robison, Roy Campanella, Don Thompson, Pee Wee Reese, Gil Hodges, Cal Abrams, Carl Erskine, Duke Snider and more. Can you give me any information about this ball?
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What are these cards worth?
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Gary Garland (Japanese baseball)
What is the difference between Japanese and American Baseball Arbitration?
Do you know if the Hawks games can be heard on the Internet?
What is the latest you are hearing about Hideki Matsui and of course Kaz Matsui?
Do Japanese teams make salaries for American Players public knowledge?
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How do I contact my friend, who is playing Korean baseball?
Are the Yankees really trying to get Hideki Matsui?
How can I see a game without going to Japan?
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Who was the first Venezuelan born player who played on the Japanese Baseball League?
What was Alfonso Soriano's correct number when he played with Hiroshima?
How often have Japanese-born pitchers received a win AND a save in the same game?
What number did Wells of the Daiei Hawks wear?
Have you ever heard of a player named Koichi Taniguchi who had a stint with the NY Mets?

Jim Albright (Japanese baseball history)
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Sadaharu Oh, Rhodes & Bass, and the HOF

Mike Attiyeh (Trivia)
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When was the tagging up rule implemented into official major league baseball rules?
Was the fastest pitch ever, 101 MPH?
Three questions. What two teammates finished 1-2 in the 1907 batting race? What three pitchers saved 40 games in a year and threw a no hitter in another year? Who hit a home run in his first AB in college, the olympics and MLB?
Name 3 players who have hit 3 homeruns in a single game in both leagues.
How many baseballs are needed in order to start a major league game?
Has any player ever been thrown out trying to steal a base in the 9th inning of a World Series game the would have been the 3rd out?
Has anyone ever hit a home run cycle?
Is there any player who pitched two perfect games?
Was there a game canceled due to a power outage?
How many World Series did the Boston Red Sox win?
What are the 7 ways a batter can get to first?
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Who hit a 587 foot home run in a baseball game between Giants and Red Sox?
Does the League Flag (national/american) need to be present in all ballparks...
What the record is for the most pitches ever delivered to a single batter at bat?
Who was the first player to get a hit in Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia?
Who was the first player to earn $100,000 a year?
Who is the only player that played in all 162 games in the 1990 major league...
Has anyone ever hit for the cycle in a World Series game?
In what month of what year was the only major league game ever played in which there was only one base runner? Who was the winning pitcher in that game?
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