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Top 100 MLB Players of All Time: 90-81

90. Mark McGwire

I know what you’re thinking. “How can Mark McGwire be ranked higher than Tony Gwynn or Rod Carew?” I know it seems ridiculous. 2,763 more words

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Pack 201: What I Hated About Late 80s & Early 90s Packs

Right off the bat, please tell me if the cards from tonight’s pack of 1989 Donruss Baseball bother you:

Do you all notice doubles like this in modern days packs?   71 more words


Sunshine Kids Brighten Astros' Gameday

Hi there. Amanda Rykoff, the team’s social media manager back again at Mission Control. I don’t want to get too sappy, but one of my favorite things about working for a team is the ability to make even a small difference in a child’s life. 512 more words

Five Players that Should Be in the Hall of Fame

This past Friday night, I visited Turner Field to watch the San Diego Padres play beat the Atlanta Braves. The Braves showed a few highlights that explained to fans that Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and Bobby Cox (along with others, obviously ) are headed to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. 762 more words


Barry Bonds’s Poor Baseball Reference Fan Rating

One cool thing on Baseball Reference is the Fan EloRater. This is available on each player’s page and essentially allows fans to compare player stats and vote for who they think was better. 150 more words


2013 Topps Triple Threads: Catchers

With the recent trip to Collector’s Den, my lcs, I was able to add to my growing collection of catchers.  2013 Topps Triple Threads had a number of Hall of Fame and current superstar catchers, and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to add them to my collection: 230 more words


In, Out Or In-Between: Jimmy Rollins and Cooperstown

Last summer, I started an ongoing project to look at the Hall of Fame prospects of many of the contemporary stars of the game. This year we are picking that series back up again with a few more current MLBers that have some impressive long-term prospects—potentially. 1,680 more words