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Thrift Treasures 112: I found a treasure chest!

Once upon a time, a Yahoo Sports columnist wrote that I, Ben Aguirre, must consider myself a “real, live Indiana Jones” (read here) after I unearthed the mother of all Thrift Treasures items, a game-used Earl Weaver jersey, that I later had signed and authenticated by Weaver himself. 942 more words

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"These are the Times" in Cobalt Review's 2017 Baseball Issue

If you know me, you know I love baseball. I write about the game almost everyday in some small way. I use it as an analogy for life, and if you don’t believe me, just read a few pieces from my column… 191 more words

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Fun Cards: "Baseball Immortals" Earl Weaver

Earl Weaver managed the Baltimore Orioles from 1968 to 1982 and again in 1985 and 1986. His teams won four AL pennants and defeated the Big Red Machine in the 1970 World Series. 19 more words

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Don't Read Too Much into the Results of Alabama's Senate Election

In baseball, momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher. At least that’s how the Baltimore Orioles’ Hall of Fame Manager Earl Weaver once described the term. 24 more words

Aaron Freaking Boone Might Be The Right Man To Lead The Yankees If Given A Chance

I long for the day when the manager was as predictable and steadfast in his commitment to a team as the players were.

Sparky Anderson. Tommy Lasorda. 537 more words

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Baltimore Orioles Team Picture 1980 Topps - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for November 30, 2017

Earl Weaver only won one World Series as a manager. Isn’t that amazing? That stat almost makes me do a double take. He was such a dominant and influential manager and the Orioles had so many wonderful teams and so many trips to the post season. 457 more words

"These Are The Times" in Cobalt Review's 2017 Baseball Issue

If you know me, you know I love baseball. I write about the game almost everyday in some small way. I use it as an analogy for life, and if you don’t believe me, just read a few pieces from my column… 192 more words

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