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Fun Cards: "Baseball Immortals" Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt‘s place among the baseball immortals was a foregone conclusion by the time the voting results were released for the 1995 cycle, and his 96.5% support was the fourth-highest at the time, and is still 11th all-time. 39 more words


Philadelphia Phillies Team Picture 1979 Topps - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for December 27, 2017

History is so easy to understand in retrospect. The narratives are so clean and the paths to the conclusion seem so obvious. And yet they can only be examined as something that happened in the past. 433 more words

Andre Dawson, Splits, and a Silly MVP Award

Jay Jaffe’s Cooperstown Casebook was a fun read. And Eric did a wonderful job interviewing the creator of JAWS. Whenever I’m reading a book like Jaffe’s, I search for nuggets of goodness that I should already know but for some reason I don’t. 552 more words


Mount Rushmore: Philadephia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies have found an awful lot of ways to break their phans’ hearts. Take, for example, going nearly 100 years before winning their first World Series (or its equivalent back in the day). 1,002 more words

Mount Rushmore

The 100 greatest MLB players of all time

My buddy John, one of my favorite people on the planet, challenged me to rank my 100 greatest Major League Baseball players.
Here’s my list. 6,054 more words