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  • "Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius"

    As you all know, I am not a fan of the New York Yankees. But I was recently offered the chance to read a new book about the legendary manager Billy Martin, and ... Read more

    The 16 April 2015 by   Theomnipotentq
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  • Glove, Speed, Power. Mookie Does It All.

    It was The Mookie Betts Show for the 104th Opening Day in the history of Fenway Park yesterday.And I am so glad I was there to witness it live and in person wit... Read more

    The 14 April 2015 by   Theomnipotentq
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  • Paula the Penguin Delivers Game Ball

    In addition to the ceremonial first pitch, the Cincinnati Reds’ pre-game routine includes the delivery of the game ball to the pitcher’s mound. Read more

    The 13 April 2015 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Don’t Keep the Ball Down

    Actually, the title of today’s post is a little incomplete. A better title would have been “Don’t JUST keep the ball down.”Pitchers are told from the day they... Read more

    The 13 April 2015 by   Meachrm
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  • “Baseball,” by Gail Mazur

    This poem by Gail Mazur was first published in 1978.  It speaks a lot to society and relationships, and it all revolves around the sights of a baseball stadium... Read more

    The 11 April 2015 by   Precious Sanders
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  • You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me (Part 5)

    Maybe I’m just getting old and grouchy. Maybe I’ve just lost touch with the real world. Tell me something … how in the world does this Phillies outfielder ever... Read more

    The 06 April 2015 by   Meachrm
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  • How to Prevent Infield / Outfield Collisions

    If you have watched enough baseball games I’m sure you have witnessed or seen on TV at least one ugly collision between an infielder going back for a fly ball... Read more

    The 30 March 2015 by   Meachrm
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  • The Story Behind Rule 3.03

    In the Official Baseball Rules, the first sentence of Rule 3.03 states, “A player, or players, may be substituted during a game at any time the ball is dead. Read more

    The 29 March 2015 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Quote of the Day

    Now obviously, in peacetime a one-legged catcher, like a one-armed outfielder (such as the Mundys had roaming right), would have been at the most a curiosity... Read more

    The 27 March 2015 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Are You Asking Yourself the Right Questions?

    You might be surprised how little these guys care about your batting average.When players self-analyze, they often limit themselves to a few basic questions lik... Read more

    The 26 March 2015 by   Meachrm
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