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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


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


"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


December 25: Happy Birthday Sissy Spacek and Humphrey Bogart

There turn out to be quite a number of famous folks who were born on December 25.

Sissy Spacek is celebrating her 67th birthday today.  Interestingly, given one of her most famous roles, she was the homecoming queen of her high school.  1,568 more words

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Sully Baseball Podcast Rewind - December 25,2013

On December 25, 2013, I looked at the best players who were born on Christmas day.

Enjoy this Podcast Rewind

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – December 25, 2013

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