Murph just made my day

Tyler Flowers w/ worst game defensively by a #Braves catcher since @DaleMurphy3 (sorry Murph) — RowlandsOffice (@RowlandsOffice) April 3, 2017 …@RowlandsOffice with all due respect… I had much, much worse — Dale Murphy (@DaleMurphy3) April 3, 2017 I couldn’t resist a follow-up, asking Number 3 if he ever had the pleasure of catching Knucksie. …@RowlandsOffice […]

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Murph is no square

Dale Murphy gets it. He’s not a bitter old ballplayer, or a one-dimensional, milk-drinking Mormon. Follow him on Twitter — he’s got good taste and measured opinions. He’s a cool guy. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that he has a refreshing take on the old school vs. new school debate. Dale Murphy was […]

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Dale Murphy Night, 6/4/91

Dare you not to shed a tear as Murph trots onto the field in a Phillies uni to the accompaniment of “Auld Lang Syne” on the organ. Or during Number 3’s humble speech. With Ernie Sr. as the MC — no one, save perhaps for Pearl Sandow, loved the Braves more.

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Happy birthday, Murph

Happy 57th, Murph! (that ain’t right). Glad to see No. 3 taking a more active role in the organization, one that will continue in 2013. The Braves will celebrate one of their all-time greats on July 11 with Dale Murphy Night. The first 20,000 fans attending the Braves-Reds game will  receive a Murph bobblehead.  

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NY Times makes the case for Murph

Nice piece by baseball scribe Tyler Kepner on Murph’s last chance to be voted into Cooperstown before going to the veteran’s committee. The story points out a couple interesting factors not often considered in HOF debates, including this: The ballot lists integrity, sportsmanship and character among the factors for voters to consider. Chad Murphy says […]

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