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Collective Bargaining Agreement Foo, Part I

As a lawyer by trade, I feel a certain obligation to occasionally provide a little legal analysis, as Wendy Thurm does over at fangraphs.com.  However, since I write this blog mainly as a baseball fan, I can’t resist mixing said legal analysis with the kinds of factoids most baseball fans (including this one) love. 947 more words

San Francisco Giants

Mighty Casey Retro-Bio: Arnold "Jug" Thesenga

Arnold Thesenga was an historical footnote in a summer baseball story at the time Yohan Pino joined the Minnesota Twins and made his first start. Pino would set a record of sorts, becoming the oldest player to make his first start for the Twins or Washington Senators in the 114-year history of the franchise. 512 more words

Baseball History

Babe Ruth - Success or Failure?

George Herman Ruth, Jr., affectionately known as Babe Ruth, was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. Besides being known as “Babe Ruth” he was also nicknamed “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat”. 299 more words

Inspirational Stories

Top Moment of the Marlins' 2014 Season: #5

5 – June 3rd – Henderson Does It Again - A little over two months into the season, Henderson Alvarez threw his third shutout in 2014 on 88 pitches in a 1-0 win over the Rays at Marlins Park. 106 more words

Miami Marlins

“Echoes” of the Past - The Early History of Baseball in Waterbury, CT

This post was written by intern John McDonald.

If any one sport could be chosen as an exemplar of the American spirit, with its lack of affectation, its sincere enthusiasm, and improvisational gusto, it would be the game of baseball. 1,024 more words

CT

The Duck had all the Luck

Hey baseball fans!

Today is Hall of Famer Joe Medwick‘s birthday! To celebrate, I’m going to blog about him.

Joe “Ducky” Medwick played for the Cardinals, Dodgers, Giants, and Braves from 1932-1948. 218 more words

Baseball History

My Interview with Yankees Radio Color Commentator Suzyn Waldman!!

Hey baseball fans!

I recently had the chance to interview Yankees radio color commentator, Suzyn Waldman! I actually got to interview her live with my recorder, but before I give you the link to the interview on my YouTube channel, here’s a quick bio on Waldman. 200 more words

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