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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


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


A late-1990s flashback, via some newly-acquired Mets baseball cards

This past weekend, I went out to Pennsylvania with my friend Greg to watch the end of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Lancaster Barnstormers… 434 more words

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Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday...John Olerud

Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday…usually tries hard to follow a theme with who we feature week to week and this week we decided to try an unusual theme…What do John Olerud, George Scott and Dick Allen have in common? 741 more words


Happy Birthday John Olerud!!!

Happy Birthday John Olerud!!!

John Olerud turns 46 years old today.

And to be quite honest, I am shocked to learn that he is that young.  169 more words