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The MLB report for Tuesday, September 29th...by Chuck Duboff

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1. The Cubs and Pirates have the second and third best records in the majors, better than both the Mets and Dodgers…yet, one of them will be quickly knocked out in the Wild Card Game next week. 492 more words


Jeter, Mantle, Berra, Cano ... Bird. This is a thing.

If you go through the archives of this blog, you’ll see that a large chunk of the posts are short bits that deal with basic baseball stats and random endpoints. 480 more words

RIP Yogi

If I was born 30 years earlier, I would have been able to see Yogi Berra play.

I often think about things like that. What if I was a kid in the 1950’s? 477 more words

Yogi. Icon.

“You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise, they won’t come to yours.” – Yogi Berra

When you were a kid and you opened that Topps or Bowman pack of baseball cards, and you pulled a Yogi Berra card out, you were batting 1.000. 105 more words

Yogi Berra: A celebration of baseball, life and a man's legacy of words

This is from Yahoo Sports. 

One of my favorite Yogisms is It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over.

One of the most beautiful lives baseball has known, full of accomplishment and achievement, of kindness and compassion, of malapropism and solecism, ended Tuesday night. 1,116 more words

Take me out to the ball game

It’s hard not to be a cynic when it comes to major league sports in Toronto. We have lived here more than 15 years and the current Blue Jays run is the first time any of the Big Three – Leafs, Jays, Raptors – have legitimately contended for a championship run. 871 more words

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