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The Move to First Base

The Pittsburgh Pirates hope to give Pedro Alvarez’s career a jolt by moving him first base, and they can look to Toronto’s success with rejuvenating Edwin Encarnacion for why the risk is worth the reward. 606 more words

Jeter passes Wagner for most hits by a shortstop

It was just a dribbler that the Cleveland third baseman, Lonnie Chisenhall, attempted without success to field bare-handed in the sixth inning Saturday as Derek Jeter crossed first base with his 3,431st career hit. 426 more words

Vanishing Heroes

By Matt Keppel

In a world of social media, reality TV, and 24-hour news I believe that we have a difficult time finding figures to look up to, those people that were once deemed “heroic.” Instead of the traditional hero, we have “personalities,” people who seem larger than life and act like it too. 388 more words

Practical Theology

Top 5 Cardinals Hall of Famers

As Tony La Russa goes into the Baseball Hall of Fame, I have an idea for a new “Top 5.”

But this, my friends, is probably the most difficult one I’ve written to date. 495 more words


Greatest from....Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, the Keystone State, joined the union in 1787 as the nation’s second state. Pennsylvania got its nickname due to its central location among the original 13 colonies. 389 more words

Another milestone for Jeter

With his sixth-inning single Thursday night at Cleveland, his second hit of the game, Derek Jeter achieved his 1,000th multi-hit game of his career. He became only the sixth player in history to accomplish the feat. 176 more words

The Iron Horse

While doing the previous look at Bob Meusel, it dawned on me that I’d never actually done a post dedicated to Lou Gehrig. I’m not quite sure why that’s true. 723 more words