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Book news 2: A tale of Shammies and Smoke Eaters

Another book worth checking out: Tim Hagerty, the voice of the Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), has authored an entertaining overview of unusual team names and their histories. Root For the Home Team: Minor League Baseball’s Most Off-the-Wall Team Names and the Stories Behind Them (Cider House Press; $12.95) covers unusual team names from […]

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Spinners’ Goode turns author — again

Lowell Spinners (short season A; NY-Penn League) Vice President Jon Goode turns author again, as he and the Boston Celtics’ Glen “Big Baby” Davis unveil a new children’s book. Written by Goode and illustrated by current Boston College student Rachel Gregorio, Basketball with Big Baby stars the NBA power forward as himself as he spells […]

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