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30 Teams In 30 Days: Houston Astros Getting Back On Track In The American League

In the sport of baseball playing a 162 game season takes its toll on the players and fan bases. There are going to be some years where teams can consistently win, and years were a team can lose so many it could feel like a long summer. 524 more words

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Let's Go Streaking!

Baseball streaks are funny.  Some take on mythological qualities such as Joe D’s 56 game hitting streak or Cal Ripken’s Iron Man streak of games played (2,632).  1,058 more words

Compilers Are Great, Part VI

This next group has a very inconsistent vibe to it. Four are 19th century stars, while another also played more than a century ago. There’s also a great starting pitcher who’s considered a great closer, a Hall of Famer, a guy on the current ballot, and a deserving player who’s just about never considered as such. 1,838 more words

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Hall Vote Comments

Simply put concerning the not so important Hall vote, today was not Prince Spaghetti day as Wednesdays were/are in Boston advertising past but evoking a “Meat Loaf” song refrain, “two out of three ain’t bad.” 153 more words

Sons of Baseball-archy: Craig Biggio's youngest etching out his own path

Being the son of a Hall of Famer isn’t easy. It’s even more difficult when you are trying to etch out your own identity as your own unique ballplayer. 603 more words

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Former Winnipeg Goldeye, Amos Ramon, though born in "hot Texas", now calls Winnipeg home; by Chuck Duboff

© Chuck Duboff

As a lifelong baseball fan, there are certain things I watch for in ballplayers.  Are they passionate about the game, do they enjoy playing baseball, are they a team player, do they hustle, are they a hot dog, do they care about the fans, do they respect the game of baseball? 1,198 more words

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The new 'Killer Bs.' And I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords

If you are a baseball fan and were born before, say, 1990, the nickname “Killer Bs” should create a distinct image in your mind.

Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell and a revolving door of players made up Houston Astros’ trio of “Killer Bs” from the late-90s and early 2000s. 673 more words

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