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RIP, Players Falling Off the 2011 Ballot

On Friday, we elected four more. All were ballot newcomers, meaning we didn’t eat into our backlog at all. But today we do. As far as we’ve revealed, there are 198 players in the HoME, but there are plenty over the last four elections on whom it’s easy to agree. 1,146 more words

RIP, Obituaries Of Players We're No Longer Considering

Crime Dog in the Hall: Criminal or Logical?

It’s not always so easy to explain to my students the difference between what should happen and what will happen. For example, reasonable people might think that cigarettes… 2,227 more words

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - April 14, 2015

From Bailey–Brayton Field on the campus of Washington State University, I watch the Cougars play Gonzaga. I wonder why college baseball hasn’t caught on. Plus I wonder about a “What if?” concerning WSU alum John Olerud. 77 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - April 14, 2015

From Bailey–Brayton Field on the campus of Washington State University, I watch the Cougars play Gonzaga. I wonder why college baseball hasn’t caught on. Plus I wonder about a “What if?” concerning WSU alum John Olerud. 78 more words

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Everyone But You Was At The Seahawks - 49ers Game

If you emptied out your 401K over the weekend to buy nosebleed seats for the Seahawks vs. 49ers game, I like to think that you’re just now waking up from a post-game bender next to a third-string… 135 more words

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John Olerud Raises 12th Man Flag

Former Mariners first baseman John Olerud raised the 12th Man Flag prior to yesterday’s Seahawks game vs. the San Francisco 49ers. John fired up the record crowd of 68,526 prior to going on to win 17-7. 155 more words

Five Statistical Facts about John Olerud

Best known for wearing a helmet when he took the field with a glove, first baseman John Olerud was far more than a quirky player trying to be “different.” In fact he wore the helmet as a precaution because he suffered a brain aneurysm during his college playing days. 375 more words

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