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"I might now be a politician in Chicago"

As part of his series of syndicated articles asking major league players to describe “How I Win,” journalist Joseph B. Bowles spoke to Detroit Tigers infielder… 792 more words

GM Update #10: Yankees HoMErs

We’ve been dragging our feet on working up the numbers for Yankees legends and Hall of Miller and Eric members, Ed Barrow and George Weiss. These two form one uninterrupted chain of Bronx greatness. 2,678 more words


So you want to elect a General Manager: The Hall of Miller and Eric Approach

Team building may not have a lot of sizzle, but what a massive advantage well run teams have! We’ve elected three team builders so far, and among them they appeared in 32 World Series and won 21 of them. 1,595 more words


Pioneer/Executive #13, George Weiss

I find it strange to hear people say that people die in threes. They don’t. Perhaps people who are semi-famous to you die in groups of three when there are two other semi-famous people who die just around the time that a first one dies. 312 more words


Pioneer/Executive #12, Ed Barrow

Perhaps you’ve heard the claim that the average American will have seven careers in his or her lifetime. I know I have. And in 2010, a… 419 more words


Things I Learned on the Way to Looking Up Other Things: Predictions


Ed Barrow, general manager of the New York Yankees, was sure of one thing in 1930, and according to Joe Williams of The New York Telegram… 470 more words

Pioneer/Executive #11, Jacob Ruppert

Many baseball novices and experts alike, if asked to name the most important player in baseball history, would very quickly say Babe Ruth. The greatest player in history is pretty clearly Babe Ruth. 366 more words