Baseball Lifetime Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz
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MLB NEWS FEED

Sale boatload: Sox ace in elite 300-K club
Cubs, Brewers to lay it all on the table in series
Today's starting lineups: Sept. 21
Spot clinched, Red Sox still seek AL East title
Dress for October: Get postseason gear
After 7 years, Gale ecstatic for first HR
Battle for NL Central heats up on MLB.TV
On 26-1 run, Tribe nearing MLB's top record
Polite on his feet: Didi apologizes for HR
Postseason Picture: If the season ended today
Lupica: Astros on mission, bringing joy
Road to the Postseason: Sept. 21
Crew can't draw even in WC chase; Cubs up next
Rays' WC chase alive; Cubs slowed in Central
Explaining possible postseason tiebreakers
Judge's 45th HR helps Yanks sweep Twins
Stanton launches No. 56 to pad Marlins' rout
Peacock wins 12th in Astros' 6th straight victory
Moustakas' 37th homer sets new Royals record
D-backs win HR battle to trim magic number
Andrelton Simmons made yet another amazing play ... after bobbling an easy popup
LA falters late in Philly to put clinch on hold
Young fan injured after being hit by ball in Bronx
Nats score 6 in 8th to gain in home-field race
Manfred says Seattle 'in mix' for future ASG
Players' hearts in PR during Hurricane Maria
Red Sox sweep O's, secure playoff berth
Cards hit 3 early HRs, cut WC deficit to 2 1/2
Rox shut out by Giants, keep 1-game WC lead
Tribal leader? MLB's best record in reach
Odor, Rangers slam M's, gain in AL WC race
Red Sox first team to sign player from Tibet
Rangers gaining ground in AL Wild Card race
Good pals Felix Hernandez and Adrian Beltre mocked each other after Beltre grounded out
D-backs set up to have Greinke start WC Game
Judge hits HR No. 45 as young Yanks rake
Packed field for Esurance Best Fan Catch
Three-HR game puts Renfroe in record book
Bradley joins in the D-backs' fun on offense
After three strong innings, Felix faces trouble
Nelson expected to miss 'a chunk' of 2018
Scioscia isn't worried about Petit's rare hiccup
Perfectionist Weaver wins MLB-best 7th straight
Stripling, LA's 'pen dealing with rough stretch
Counsell goes all-in with 'pen, bench vs. Bucs
Rays score in variety of ways to down Cubs
Gurriel gives Astros' lineup potent depth
Turner's power, speed from leadoff earn raves
Maddon: 'Unfamiliar' outing from Lester
An Orioles fan with a birthday sign got creative when he realized Manny Machado wasn't playing
Despite getting swept in NY, Twins look ahead
Rockies hit stumbling block but still control fate
Big flies back Urena as Marlins sweep Mets
Brantley shut down, no timetable for return
Semien provides offense as A's sweep Tigers
Blue Jays, Estrada agree on 1-year extension
 

 

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Batting and Catching Simultaneously

Front view of "The Box" from the pitcher's mound.

Batting cage built by Sarge Baldwin, Dave's dad.

Side view of the catching device nicknamed, "The Box."

University of Arizona starting pitchers, 1959.

Pitcher Fred Stockhaus

"Fugue for the Pepper Players" - painting by Dave Baldwin.

Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller giving Dave a few pointers.

Regional championship Tucson American Legion team, 1955.

1971 Topps trading card with Dave's now famous Howdy Doody impersonation.

Back of 1969 Topps trading card showing the cute little annoying dinosaur.

Dave's first pro team, the Williamsport Grays in 1959. Nicknamed Lucchesi's Crazies.

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