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A Word From My Father: Gilbert Raymond Hodges, The Quiet Man

Preface: My dad passed on January 1st of 2013. He was a Die Hard Brooklyn Dodger fan and an even bigger Gil Hodges fan. We would always talk baseball and one of the topics that came up was why is Gil not in the MLB Hall of Fame. 446 more words


MLB 162 Game Format Should Be Changed To 154 Games: More Interleague + Less Division Games

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TV Contracts aside, this will never happen.  But baseball should really grandfather in the schedule to be peeled back to 154 Games from the end of the contract of the last year on a deal with a network right now. 718 more words

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1980 Candidates

The two managers who headline the 1980 election are about as different as can be. Both Leo Durocher and Walter Alston are Hall of Famers. Both gained most (or all) of their accord for managing New York teams. 229 more words


Indiana's Best Baseball Players

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. 309 more words

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Five Interesting Facts About Sacrifice Flies

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In my last post, I asked you all a question: who has the most sacrifice flies in MLB history? The answer is… 242 more words

On the Outside Looking In: First Base 20th Century

When we divide the outside looking in at every position we naturally break them up by who is on the ballot (or near the ballot) and who has cycled off the ballot. 1,605 more words

The Gil Hodges Story

When we look outside the Hall of Fame, we see two stories that dominate. If we look simply at first base we see two kinds of players on the outside looking in. 1,116 more words