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The Curious Case of Adam Dunn

(Note: This post was originally written before Adam Dunn made the comment that he may retire after the 2014 season. I decided not to change this post, because the strangeness of Dunn’s career is compounded by his own decision to possibly end it when he should be on the cusp of greatness.) 886 more words

Adam Dunn

Now that we've reached 9,000 wins in Indians history, noting the memorable ones

The Indians are one win away from the 9,000th victory in club history after Thursday night’s win over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. 404 more words

Spoiled Rich Texan Johnny Manziel Perfect Match for Hardworking Blue Collar City Like Cleveland

The city of Cleveland has a lot to be excited about. First, LeBron James is back and the NBA is doing everything they can to make sure he becomes the good guy. 203 more words


Baseball and PEDs

Last summer, Joe Sheehan was circulating data about contact to home run rates among major league hitters over the past two decades (I discussed those data here… 861 more words

Watch: Hawk Harrelson Partook In, Survived Ice Bucket Challenge

(CBS) Just about everyone has participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to support ALS by now, and we really mean just about everyone.

Yes, that now includes White Sox TV broadcaster Hawk Harrelson. 61 more words


I'll Always Remember Jim, Statue or Not: The Story of a Hall of Fame Career

September 8, 1995. I had never been a part of something so electric, nor have I ever been since. I sat, on the third base side of the cathedral of the Cleveland Indians, Jacob’s Field, with my mom and dad. 656 more words

Sports And Life And Faith, Oh My

Dummyball, Part II: Big Names, Big Failures

BY PAUL MANCANO—It’s hard to imagine a more tragic end to the Phillies’ Glory Core. The group that gave us five straight years of championship contention is now a rapidly sinking ship, plunging headlong towards the depths of baseball mediocrity. 944 more words