Baseball Lifetime Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz
Dave Baldwin
Baseball Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz
About Snake Jazz, a major-league baseball memoir by Dave Baldwin
Introduction and excerpts of baseball memoir Snake Jazz by Dave Baldwin
About David Baldwin
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Yankees break out behind Judge's 1st slam
Trout to undergo MRI on left thumb sprain
6-run frame propels Astros to sweep of O's
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High school softballer Mia Faieta struck out all 21 batters she faced in a perfect game
Lasorda resting at home following surgery
Matz throws five perfect innings in rehab start
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Bellinger slugs way into Dodgers lore
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Votto is still underappreciated
Bumgarner slated to start throwing Friday
Wong lands on disabled list with elbow strain
Salazar headed to 'pen to work out of slump
Marquez, Parra lead Rockies past Cards
Abreu eager to serve as mentor to Robert
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Giancarlo, Riddle homer as Marlins beat Halos
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Joe Blogs: Buck and Rachel
Tomlin baffles Royals as Indians grab finale
Schimpf's shot leads Padres over Nats
Rangers take finale vs. Blue Jays
Slam-tana leads Crew past D-backs in finale
Reds hit 5 homers, win series against Phillies
Gonzalez flirts with perfecto in White Sox win
Sandoval to stay with Triple-A for now
Pujols monitoring hamstring as 600 nears
Mariners ride Bergman, HRs to halt Red Sox
Sano sits for second day; Molitor not worried
Sox excited about Sale's return to Chicago
Judge connects on 1st career grand slam
Counsell believes Thames will break out again
Peraza making steady progress with bat
Can you strike out on a rolling ball? You can
Woo hoo! Homer Simpson 'inducted' into Hall
Stras-oline! Nat fills up scorebook, fans 15
Houston hosts first Pitch, Hit and Run stop
Schmidt, Phillies join fight against skin cancer
Black encouraged by Gray's bullpen session
Mengden to get call for DL-bound Graveman
Statcast of the Day: Trout finds rare air in Miami
HOFer, former Senator Bunning dies at 85
Astros' stars, Correa's circus catch clip O's
Blanks-giving: LA carves up Cubbies again
Ricochet Stadium: Yanks dazzle, secure W
White Sox sign Cuban OF prospect Robert
Red Sox call up Boyer, add righty to bullpen
Alvarez heads to DL; Robinson recalled
Yost's grandson: Does ejection = 'in timeout?'
Tigers designate Collins, call up Presley
Johnson blanks M's; Red Sox win 6th straight
Astros place Morton on DL with lat strain
Mariners promote righty Harper, option Whalen
Bautista enjoys #ASGWorthy effort vs. Texas
Waino quiets Colorado as Cards even series
Jaso ties it, delivers walk-off as Bucs top Mets
Correa has fun with Altuve after great catch
Anderson flirts with no-no, nets W for Crew
Posnanski: HOF Classic has 'magical' feel
Giants come alive to back stellar Blach
Mejia, Dozier help Twins edge Rays
Cespedes' return delayed by quad soreness
Pipeline Preview: Perez ready for next gem
Justice: Marwin deserves to be an All-Star
After Betts robs HR, JBJ shows off OF skills
Yanks thwart A's no-hit bid, back CC's 9 K's
Ozuna robs Simmons of XBH, then homers
Stras dominates Friars, K's career-high 15
Hoying shaken up after tremendous catch
Royals ride 3-run 6th for series win over Tribe
Moves have White Sox positioned for bright future
Kluber likely to start on Thursday for Indians
Brebbia thrilled after long-awaited callup
Peacock to start Monday; Fiers to bullpen
Estrada's arm, Bautista's HR power Blue Jays


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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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Baseball Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz