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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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