Author Archives: gregclucas

About gregclucas

Author, "Baseball-Its More Than a Game" available through Amazon.com, BN.com or by order. Veteran sportscaster with extensive play by play experience in MLB, NBA and college sports. "Houston to Cooperstown- The Houston Astros' Biggio & Bagwell Years" is available at many Barnes and Noble stores, Costco, Sam's Club and other selected locations. Also can be ordered through Amazon as hard copy of Kindle.

Kokomo’s Professional Baseball Champion

After the 1961 baseball season professional baseball departed Kokomo, Indiana, after seven seasons.  The team was always on the lowest rung of pro ball–the Class D Mississippi-Ohio Valley League in 1955 and the Class D Midwest League the other six … Continue reading

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Astro Icons Overjoyed with World Series Win!

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Astro Icons Overjoyed with World Series Win!

Among those on hand at Dodger Stadium Wednesday night were the Houston Astros two Hall of Fame players from another era.  Both Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell whose careers were highlighted in my book, “Houston to Cooperstown- The Houston Astros’ … Continue reading

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RIP: Solly Hemus Died Today

Originally posted on The Pecan Park Eagle:
Solly Hemus Died Today***********************October 3, 2017 ? Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Houston, Texas, 3:21 PM. The following e-mail from Lynda J. Carnegie arrived in behalf of Solly and Betty Hemus: “I just wanted…

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Memories from Where it Started–and Ended

On Friday September 8, 2017 I announced my last football game.  It was a decision I made after the game and when I returned home.  The game was a high school meeting between LaGrange and Argyle and played at a … Continue reading

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It Was a Different Game When Don Wilson was Throwing No-Hitters

I still have a collection of old Sporting News (when it was the baseball “bible”) from as far back as the late 1950s.  Today I ran across the issue of July 1, 1967.  One of the big stories was of … Continue reading

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Baseball Evolution (1956-2016)

The first year I really started to pay attention to Major League Baseball was 1956.  I was ten years old then.  I had been taken to my first major league game–Milwaukee Braves at Cincinnati Reds– by my grandfather the previous … Continue reading

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