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Beer Review - Prairie BOMB!

Scarcity has a funny effect on things. Within the framework of persona (especially celebrity persona), scarcity of information takes myth and creates legend. Within the framework of beer, scarcity of supply often creates a mad rush of demand, along with a completely different set of expectations regarding quality. 688 more words

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# CCCLXXXII...Brother-in-Law's AND Astronomy's Milestones...

On this festive and unseasonably warm (for New York standards) Christmas Day of 2015, it is with odd pleasure that I get to inform you of two milestones today.  405 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

It’s the annual celebration of Rickeymas over at the Hall of Very Good! So check it out!

Baseball

Greatest Hitters of the 19th Century, pt. III: Billy Hamilton

The original HOF Billy Hamilton had a style of play somewhat similar to today’s well-known Billy Hamilton. His game was all about speed. Unlike the modern-day version, though, the 19th century Billy Hamilton was a master of getting on base. 322 more words

History

Yanks' offense can't match Tanaka's brilliance

Division races do not get much tighter than this: two teams separated by only a half-game both locked in 1-1 games entering the ninth inning. That was the case for the Yankees and the Blue Jays Tuesday night. 494 more words

MLB Week in Review (August 28-Sept. 3)

The pursuit of records is one of the best parts of the sports worlds as players are constantly trying to be the best ever.

They continue to put up numbers trying to pass legends in the all-time list of anything in an attempt to put their name among the best all-time. 1,223 more words

Baseball