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  • Baseball 101: The Closer

    Baseball 101: Closer

    A couple days ago, a baseball neophyte friend of mine asked me, “In baseball, what is a closer?”  And as I explained the concept, it occurred to me that I... Read more

    The 01 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Let's Go Back to the 1970s on Tuesday

    Let's Back 1970s Tuesday

    Trivia will be happening this Tuesday night, April 2nd at 8:30 PM, with "1979 Trivia" as the Special Category. It will be seven questions on events from that... Read more

    The 01 April 2019 by   Theomnipotentq
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  • Quote of the Day

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    The grand stand may be all very well for the thin-skinned ones who must mingle personal comfort with their amusement; the true baseball fan sits on the... Read more

    The 02 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Origins of the Seventh Inning Stretch

    Origins Seventh Inning Stretch

    I occasionally go on binges of television shows that I never watched when they were actually airing on television (for one example, see my posts here about... Read more

    The 03 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Fungo Fail

    Fungo Fail

    Anyone else ever find themselves in Calvin’s shoes as a kid? Bill Read more

    The 04 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Quote of the Day

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    I’m not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference. Read more

    The 07 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • “Be A Believer in Giant/Dodger/Philly Fever,” The Paid Attendance

    Believer Giant/Dodger/Philly Fever,” Paid Attendance

    I came across these somewhat randomly this weekend: three songs by a group called The Paid Attendance.  So far as I have been able to tell, these are the only... Read more

    The 08 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • This Day in Baseball: D.C. Stadium Opens for Baseball

    This Baseball: D.C. Stadium Opens Baseball

    On April 9, 1962, President John F. Kennedy waited out a rain delay and threw the ceremonial first pitch to open up Washington’s new $23 million D.C. Stadium fo... Read more

    The 09 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • “Money,” by Grantland Rice

    “Money,” Grantland Rice

    This poem is short, but I think sports fans can all identify with it.  It’s unfortunate that money has become such a pervasive force in professional sports,... Read more

    The 10 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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  • Quote of the Day

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    I am not too serious about anything. I believe you have to enjoy yourself to get the most out of your ability. I can take the criticism with the accolades.... Read more

    The 11 April 2019 by   Precious Sanders
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