Let’s talk about closers.
Who are the greatest of all time?
Well the discussion starts with five people: Goose Gossage, Hoyt Wilhelm, Dennis Eckersley, Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera. 1,294 more words
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Yesterday, 43,013 people filed into Comerica Park to observe the Tigers end their season in miserable fashion, losing 2-1 to the Baltimore Orioles. As noted repeatedly by the TBS announcers (who were terrible all series…yes, Dennis Eckersley, we are aware that you used to be a pitcher, you don’t have to keep reminding us), the crowd was eerily quiet. 439 more words
I’m enjoying this year’s post-season as much as if the Yankees were playing. The reason: All three of my sons are Kansas City Royals fans, dating to my days at the Kansas City Star and Times, when I would take the boys to ballgames. 1,862 more words