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MLB Playoff Madness - Who are you rooting for?   1 comment

Well friends, October is here and the MLB Playoffs are already under way. It’s too early to tell who is going to make it out of the Division Series, but we already have some great matchups.   American League: Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees Tampa Bay Devil Rays vs. Texas Rangers National League: St. [...]

Posted October 3, 2011 by fungoplay in Sports

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The Greatest Rivalry   Leave a comment

Well friends, it’s almost October. For many of you that only means one thing - post-season Major League baseball! One of the big stories this year is that the Boston Red Sox won’t be in it! It’s been a strange end of the season, with Red Sox fans rooting for their hated rivals, the New [...]

Posted September 30, 2011 by fungoplay in Sports

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Flashback Friday - Greg Maddux   Leave a comment

Hi FunGoPlayers! Gnarly Tinkles here. Today I wanted to tell you about one of my favorite pitches of all time, Greg Maddux.   While famous pitchers like Nolan Ryan and Roger Clemens relied on a powerful fastball to strike out opposing batters, Maddux was the king of technique. From 1986-2008, Maddux worked over batters like [...]

Posted September 23, 2011 by fungoplay in Sports

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Flashback Friday - Mickey Mantle   Leave a comment

Last week we took a look at Kansas City Royals superstar, George Brett, and this week we’re going to go back even further with a baseball legend in pinstripes!   While there are many, many Yankee greats, Mickey Mantle was among the best of them all. He is considered one of the greatest baseball players [...]

Posted August 19, 2011 by fungoplay in Sports

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A History of Hurleybutt Field   Leave a comment

Hurleybutt Field is a popular destination for FunGoPlayers and the home of many great baseball games like Dinger Derby and Ballpark Bot Battle! But did you know that Hurleybutt Field has a deep and rich history? It was named after famed FunGoPlay All-Star, Franklin Hurleybutt (FGP 1932-1941), who won 40 games in every season he [...]

Posted August 11, 2011 by fungoplay in Cool stuff

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