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The Greatest Manager Meltdowns In Baseball History

Before you get all worked up over my not-so-politically-correct decision to sing the praises of unsportsmanlike conduct in the game of baseball, please spare me the tears. 576 more words


Digital Media, Press Restrictions Changed Baseball Coverage

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The first time Tim Kurkjian met legendary Orioles manager Earl Weaver, he got cussed at.

It was 1980, and Kurkjian — whose decades-long career in sports journalism has included time at The Baltimore Sun, Sports Illustrated and now ESPN — was just starting as the No. 1,033 more words


Earl Weaver on "Manager's Corner": The Day Radio Peaked

Earl Weaver, baseball’s angriest manager in history is known for his tirades on the field, but check out this one off the field. How this appearance by Weaver on the Orioles’ network segment “Manager’s Corner” isn’t world renowned, I will never know. 117 more words

Teddy Higuera - Last of the Milwaukee Brewers 20 Game Winners

The last pitcher to win 20 games in a season for the Milwaukee Brewers was left-hander Teddy Higuera back in 1986.  His 20th and final win came on September 25th that year.  165 more words

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McGovern tosses another gem, Goldeyes only 3 1/2 games out of first!! by Chuck Duboff

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Two weeks left in the American Association schedule.  After a 6-1 win over Sioux City Explorers on Sunday afternoon, the Winnipeg Goldeyes are now 51-35 and only 3 1/2 games behind the reeling St. 394 more words


Running in circles

Say you’ve inherited the job of operating your grandfather’s professional sports franchise. It’s losing more than winning so you need a new blueprint for success. There a healthy sized stack of plans from which to choose and they vary quite a bit. 1,646 more words

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Never Flatline Intellectually 

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Just a short note to end the week. Today was the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Joint Forces Staff College where I teach. 411 more words