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HOT STOVE REPORT NUMBER ONE

November 30, 2010

Tags: Scouts Dinner Aberdeen MD, "Jews and Baseball" film, Harlem RBI, Newcombe-Campanella Mural Nashua NH

One of the greatest quotes about what to do during the off-season in baseball comes courtesy of Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby (a man not known for courtesy but could he swing that bat!): “I stare out the window and wait for spring to come.” Well, there’s a lot of truth to Hornsby’ (more…)

WINTER HAS COME

November 4, 2010

Tags: World Series and 2010 Playoffs Revisited

When Giants closer Brian Wilson on November 1, 2010 struck out Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz on a 3-2 inside fastball that just “ate him up,” as the cliche goes, winter officially came to those of us who live and breathe baseball.

I’ve said it many times and will say it again (and don’t know where it came from so you can quote me): “The only reason to play baseball is to keep winter away.” (more…)

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Story of baseball's reserve system and the men who fought to change it
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