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Buck Misses Arguing

According to Ben Standig and MLB.com, Buck Showalter misses arguing with umpires.  Standig states: “The introduction of instant replay this season has curtailed the manager-umpire argument. 148 more words


Reflecting on a 16-game winning streak

Tonight, the Dash begin a three-game series against the Salem Red Sox, the defending champions of the Carolina League. They are 4-0 to start the 2014 season after wrapping up last year’s regular season with victories in their last six contests. 453 more words

Al Clark On His New Book, 'Called Out But Safe: A Baseball Umpire's Journey'

Al Clark is a former umpire for the MLB. Al was one of three umpires to throw Cal Ripken out of a game during Cal’s illustrious career. 238 more words


Brad Ausmus Says Instant Replay Might Prevent Him From Going Earl Weaver

By Ashley Dunkak

COMERICA PARK (CBS DETROIT) – As it became evident that Major League Baseball would expand instant replay in 2014, Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter hoped the change would not curtail manager arguments. 347 more words


Another Birthday another Year

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” William Shakespeare

Well 54 years ago today my mother was recovering from about 20 hours of labor and wondering just what the hell she had gotten herself into. 506 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings

Thoughts After Running

Thinking about something Earl Weaver once said “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts” I have to say “It’s also how you feel after you’ve given it your all that counts.”

- James the Bear

Teddy Bears

Day 63, Pack 63: 1987 Topps Baseball & Rickey Henderson's Middle Finger

I had to let the cards do the talking.  The 1987 Topps line is one of the most iconic sets in all of sports card collecting.   885 more words