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General, My General

Baseball is the grandest game of them all. I am known to tell this to all who will listen, and quite often. Because of its long history, the one area where I am convinced that baseball has every other sport beat is in the player name department. I’m sure those who follow other sports will […]

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The Great Rookie Debate

Over the past couple of weeks, the debate over who should be the National League Rookie of the Year has intensified. At least it has among San Diego Padres and New York Mets fans. The national beat hasn’t picked up on this debate all that much. If anything they are framing the race as already […]

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An Ode to Carlton

A prevailing thought in sports, especially baseball, is that youth wins out. It doesn’t matter how gifted you are as an athlete at some point you will become too old to play at an acceptable level. Science tells us this is the case as well, the human body naturally breaks down over time so a […]