Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Magic numbers shrinking. The Newberg Report might be holding out against getting caught up in magic numbers, but plenty of others are counting down to the postseason. Just Mets thinks the Amazins could benefit from a change of scenery, though their magic number keeps dropping thanks to the Orioles winning in DC. North of the border, the Blue Jays got their number into single digits with a win over the Yankees as Blue Jays Musings recaps another outstanding episode of “The StroShow.”

2. Records and milestones. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave celebrated Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano on his 2,000th career hit, while Dodger Insider covered Vin Scully’s recognition by Guinness World Records on Wednesday night for the longest career as a sports broadcaster for a single team. Down in Miami, On Cloud Conine recapped 10 impressive milestones Ichiro Suzuki has reached this season with the Marlins.

3. Curt Smith on Milo Hamilton. Author, historian and former presidential speechwriter Curt Smith says baseball has lost a jewel in the legendary former Astros broadcaster. In his Voices of The Game MLB Pro Blog, Smith shares some of his favorite Milo anecdotes.

What’s in your Three for Thursday?

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A write-up I did on former big leaguer Walter Young after he passed away this last weekend. Was the 1B for Hickory during their 2002 Sally League title. Went on to have a brief call-up with Baltimore. He as a giant of a man with a bigger heart.
http://crawdadsbeat.com/2015/09/23/walter-young-remembering-a-gentle-giant/

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If u wouldn’t get rid of all your good players because they had a bad year u might win a game.when chipper was hurt u put andruw jones in there and he hit 50 home runs all the plays u got rid of is beating you[ for Atlanta braves]now u will get rid of the manager u need a person who know what they are doing.at lizaterry68@aol.com Carol Hamby

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