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"Get Up There & Bunt"

No one really likes the bunt.

Baseball players bunt because their manager tells them to or because nothing else seems to be working.

They bunt – usually as a sacrifice, giving up an out in the process – because they have to. 375 more words


Cardboard Icons Turns 8

It all started here eight years ago today with a little post about an iconic 1951 Bowman Phil Rizzuto card. And what has become Cardboard Icons the blog and the opportunities this site have provided for me are things I never could have imagined. 621 more words

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Tuesday June 14, 2016 -- NYTimes Crossword No. 0510

Tuesday June 14, 2016 — NYTimes Crossword No. 0510
If the crossword puzzle never were challenging, it would cease to be fun. I don’t even attempt most puzzles, because I know they are too easy. 1,339 more words

NYTimes Crossword

Padres Right Ship In Dramatic Fashion, Look To Take Series: Pads vs. Dodgers 5/21

By Bob Scanlan

The Padres played one of the most fun filled regular season games you’ll see against the Dodgers last night, and broke their 4-game losing streak in dramatic fashion with a 7-6 walkoff style victory over their dreaded rivals. 856 more words

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Sully Baseball Podcast Rewind - May 5, 2015

On May 5, 2015, I played the second part of my interview with former All Star pitcher Don Stanhouse. We talk about the 1979 Orioles, a stuffed gorilla, his hair and how he got Reggie Jackson mad at him… 11 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast

Give the Other Man His Chance

Well, my Reds are off to a surprisingly good start and exhibiting flashes of pretty good baseball. They’re in first place with a fanciful magic number to clinch the pennant somewhere in the 150 range. 204 more words

Four ...

Four days until Opening Day! In honor of #4, here’s Orioles fans bidding farewell to Earl Weaver from 1982…