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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

Baseball

John Felske 1987 Topps - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for October 22, 2017

If being the Phillies manager was a game of musical chairs in the late 1970’s through the mid 1980’s, then John Felske was there when the music stopped. 713 more words

25 Best Hitters of Free Agent Era: #20 Mike Schmidt

We continue our countdown of the 25 Best Hitters of the Free Agent Era.  The rest of the posts can be found here.

One of the games most beloved players in the 70s and 80s,  Mike Schmidt was a dominant force all over the diamond. 546 more words

Baseball History

10 Best Offensive Seasons By A Third Baseman

Third base is a position where you not only need to have a good glove and quick reaction time but an above average bat has almost become a pre-requisite. 1,151 more words

Lists

Brooks Robinson, Defense and Ranking the Best Third Basemen

Let me start by stating I hate arguing against a player. I much more enjoy arguing for a player. This is especially true when it comes to one of the absolute classiest guys to ever put on a big league uniform. 984 more words

Baseball

Raised On Boring Workaholic Athletes Who Happen To Be Super White

-originally published on Crooked Lullabies, 8/12/14.

The field correspondent from ABC’s Good Morning America asked 10-year-old me what I wanted to be when I grew up. 2,171 more words

Autobiographical

Mount Rushmore: Chicago Cubs

The Cubs don’t exactly have a storied history. More like they have several stories, some of which are storied, some of which are nightmarish, and many of which are the tedious tales of merely another boring losing year. 997 more words

Mount Rushmore