For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. 222 more words
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Roy tells the story of playing against Dave Winfield and the Gophers…and of Laudner’s pickoff and Al Newman’s unconventional doubleplay…and breaks down Prince’s greatest guitar solo, while mixing in Lebowski and Coen Bros. 19 more words
People I look to: again, Hank Aaron, man you challenged the status quo and the records of the game. Monumental feats in an era where people didn’t like that. 6 more words
Almost every year, there ends up being some kind of debate about all of the important MLB awards. We all have different ideas about what aspects of the game should be given the most weight, different definitions for what “most valuable” means, etc.. 1,075 more words
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This past weekend, I started my college search tour, so I decided to write about colleges in today’s post. You may know what MLB teams the following Hall of Famers played for, but did you know they played for the following college teams? 269 more words
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder and designated hitter Dave Winfield drives in four runs in the Jays 8-2 win over the Orioles. His four rbi gives him 100 on the season becoming, at the age of 40 the oldest player in history to drive in 100 runs in a season, a feat the future Hall of Famer accomplished eight times during his 22-year career. 11 more words