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The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie; Dave Kaval

Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval joined the show and told Doug and Grant it is a fact the A’s will be announcing a new stadium deal before the end of the year. 24 more words

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Lentini Steals Spot Among All-Time Greats

When Long Island Ducks outfielder Fehlandt Lentini was growing up playing Little League baseball, he was always thinking about getting to the next base. Often he would purposely get into pickles so he could advance a base. 555 more words

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The Ten Best Leadoff Hitters of All-Time

For a long time, managers would put the fastest guy on the team in the leadoff spot everything else be darned. In the last 10-20 years, however, sabermetrics has told us that speed is an overrated quality of a leadoff hitter. 1,756 more words

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Let's Go Streaking!

Baseball streaks are funny.  Some take on mythological qualities such as Joe D’s 56 game hitting streak or Cal Ripken’s Iron Man streak of games played (2,632).  1,058 more words

Baseball Cards! 1992 Pinnacle Rookie Idols Lofton/Henderson #7

This card is from the 1992 Pinnacle set.

By 1992 both Upper Deck and Topps had put out “premium” products, so this 1992 issue was Pinnacles first attempt in that market. 130 more words

A's to Name Field at Oakland Coliseum After Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson (Giuseppe)

This Monday the Oakland A’s will announced that the playing surface at the Oakland Coliseum will be renamed in honor of Rickey Henderson, who is “the greatest Athletic of all time.” This announcement came to the public via Twitter and it has definitely turned some heads! 463 more words

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"Run Rickey Run" SB Record unReachable? (Daryll)

My co-author Giuseppe wrote a great piece the other day about how hard it will be for another pitcher to reach 300 wins which got me thinking about some other records that might never be eclipsed. 723 more words

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