Some articles on farm system, system, farm, systems, farm systems:
... In 1932, at 37, he was hired by the Yankees to create a farm system, which had been pioneered in the National League by the St ... Weiss grew the Yankee system from four farm teams in 1931 to 16 by 1939 and 20 by 1947 ... The Yankee farm system churned out many of the players who would lead the Bronx Bombers to their four consecutive (1936–39) World Series titles in the 1930s, their five straight ...
... Back on the Baycats) Cam Newitt Ian Prescott Joel Collins (currently in the Toronto Blue Jays farm system) Chris Begg (currently in the San Francisco Giants farm ...
... of the first Cardinal stars that came from Branch's minor league system ... Commissioner of Baseball Kenesaw Mountain Landis was concerned that Rickey's minor league system was going to ruin the game of baseball by destroying most existing minor league teams, and he twice released over 70 ... efforts, however, Rickey's minor league system stayed in existence, and similar systems were adopted by every major league team within a few years ...
... By the mid-1920s, major league clubs were beginning to develop "farm systems", that is, minor league teams owned or controlled by them, at which they could develop young prospects without the ... Landis had hoped that the large Cardinal farm system would become economically unfeasible when it proved successful for the Cardinals, he had tolerated it for several years and was ... (a practice disliked by Landis), he freed 70 players from their farm system ...
Famous quotes containing the words system and/or farm:
“The twentieth-century artist who uses symbols is alienated because the system of symbols is a private one. After you have dealt with the symbols you are still private, you are still lonely, because you are not sure anyone will understand it except yourself. The ransom of privacy is that you are alone.”
—Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911)
“my Uncle Sols farm
failed because the chickens
ate the vegetables so
my Uncle Sol had a
chicken farm till the
skunks ate the chickens when”
—E.E. (Edward Estlin)