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MGS News

November 19, 2021

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John and the Moonlight Graham Society were profiled on the Fangraphs podcast "Effectively Wild."  John told his pro baseball debut story and spread the word that the MGS is searching for other one-game MiLB players.  "Effectively Wild" also posted links to the MGS and related sites to assist in the search.

September 30, 2020

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The 2nd edition of "Turnstyle" published by the Society for American Baseball Research features the story of the Moonlight Graham Society. Dave, John and Evan tell from different perspectives their journey to pro baseball.  Evan details his 18-month search for a league that would let him play.  Dave recounts how his moments in the on-deck circle and in right field led to a write-in vote for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  John shares from the batter's box his swing calculations that produced a fair hit ball and relishes the sharing of his dream with his family.

November 2, 2019

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At a meeting of the Boston Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research, John explains the calculus required in the batter's box to prepare for a minor league fastball.  Wearing their minor team team jerseys, Dave, Evan and John shared their stories of pursuing their dream to play professional baseball and the formation of the Moonlight Graham Society.