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The Throwback League

May 25, 2020

Listen to “Here Comes The King” on the Busch Stadium organ and settle in for Whitey Herzog’s Runnin’ Redbirds against the gritty “High Hopes” ’93 Phillies. Dykstra, Daulton, Kruk and the powerful Phils try and take down the World Series champs, who are led by Keith Hernandez. Hernandez supplies a...


May 18, 2020

Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox’s teams have at it with McGwire and Canseco loaded up vs Chipper Jones, Andruw Jones and Fred McGriff.  It’s an 8-seed vs a 9-seed for the right to move on and play the powerful ’98 Yankees.  The Oakland Coliseum is rocking in by far the most entertaining game of the Throwback League to...


May 11, 2020

It’s another 5 vs 12 battle as the 1980 AL pennant-winning Royals travel to South Florida to face the World Champion ’97 Marlins.  Remember what winning baseball was like in Miami before ownership sold off all the great Marlins players; Livan Hernandez is on the mound, backed by Bobby Bonilla, Moises Alou and...


May 4, 2020

The 5-seed ’88 Dodgers have Orel Hershiser on the Chavez Ravine mound against the 12-seed ’98 Padres and fellow sinkerballer Kevin Brown.  Kirk Gibson and Ken Caminiti both take their swings; Tony Gwynn looks to come up with the big hit late.  Longtime ESPN Sunday Night Baseball voice Jon Miller previews, and the...