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Ralph Branca Wasn't The Only Pitcher Remembered For One Pitch (Giuseppe)

You can ask any baseball fan, if a hitter is remembered for one at bat, they probably did something big. Walk-off home run in the Postseason, the game-winning double, or maybe the sac bunt to send a team to the World Series. 1,091 more words


Localism is Great (beats pretty good) as Long as Charles Taylor is Your Neighbor

Joshua Rothman has a thoughtful piece on Charles Taylor and ends on a surprisingly hopeful note considering the recent election and how fly-over country voted: 1,117 more words

Novus Ordo Seclorum

Cubs/Indians And The Road/Home Pattern

The Chicago Cubs’ 7 game triumph road/home win/loss configuration is the third in World Series history.

The World Series of 1968, 1979 and now 2016 are the only series where the winners in the 7 games followed this pattern: home, road, road, road, home, road and road. 103 more words

The Vulture Report: 2016 Postseason

I was all set to write something about Vultures of Postseason past. We would have snow flakes, a winter wonderland, Christmas trees and our ghostly visitor would be a 30-something Mitch Williams to take us back a few decades. 941 more words


1993 World Series Game 6 "Touch Em All Joe!"

In the 1993 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays, there was offense and lots of it. In game 4 the Blue Jays beat the Phillies 15-14 in the highest scoring game in World Series history to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. 255 more words


My Top Five Favorite Toronto Blue Jays of All Time

Hey baseball fans!

The Blue Jays are on to the ALCS! So yes, I may have messed up that prediction. Nonetheless, congrats to the city of Toronto on being one step closer to getting to the World Series. 384 more words


Ubaldo Jiminez is pitching—and Zach Britton is not—and his first pitch to Encarnacion meets wood and then rises up through the cool air inside the open-roofed stadium and lands in the second deck.

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