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Five Statistical Facts about John Olerud

Best known for wearing a helmet when he took the field with a glove, first baseman John Olerud was far more than a quirky player trying to be “different.” In fact he wore the helmet as a precaution because he suffered a brain aneurysm during his college playing days. 375 more words


A late-1990s flashback, via some newly-acquired Mets baseball cards

This past weekend, I went out to Pennsylvania with my friend Greg to watch the end of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Lancaster Barnstormers… 434 more words

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Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday...John Olerud

Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday…usually tries hard to follow a theme with who we feature week to week and this week we decided to try an unusual theme…What do John Olerud, George Scott and Dick Allen have in common? 741 more words