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Something Old, Something New: Raul Ibanez and Yasiel Puig

Every baseball season has remarkable stories. We’re about halfway through and I think that the performances of Raul Ibanez of the Mariners and Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers have got to be the top stories so far. I am sure … Continue reading

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Branch Rickey Talks About Jackie Robinson

Here’s a short but interesting clip from the early 1960’s of Hall of Fame announcer Jack Brickhouse talking with Hall of Fame executive Branch Rickey on the subject of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.  (Thanks to Dan from Minneapolis for bringing … Continue reading

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Piazza Admits Doping

Here we go again.  Here’s an excerpt from a post on Yahoo! of a few hours ago by “The SportsXchange”  (http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mlb-roundup-piazza-denies-steroids-002128436–mlb.html😉 “Former All-Star catcher Mike Piazza denied using steroids in a new book that is being released next week. Excerpts … Continue reading

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Article Titles Are Always, Always, Always Accurate

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/boxscore?gid=320827127 The title of this gem is “Rockies Spoil Debut of Beckett, 10-0.” Hmmm. Perhaps Mr. Beckett had a little bit to do with the outcome. Josh threw 108 pitches at the last place Rockies. About 60% of them were for … Continue reading

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