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The Annual Cooperstown Call…

No introduction, let’s get right to it. My Hypothetical Ballot: Jeff Bagwell Tim Raines I believe that Bagwell and Raines will be the only ones to get inducted this evening, and it’s long overdue. Bagwell wasn’t just a destroyer of … Continue reading

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A Tradition Like No Other…

“It’s hard not be romantic about baseball.” That quote especially rings true after the madness of November 2nd, when the Chicago Cubs broke their well-publicized championship drought with an 8-7 extra-inning victory in Game 7 of the World Series. As … Continue reading

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Clayton and the Awful Narrative…

I talk about Clayton Kershaw a lot. A quick search yielded 69 tweets mentioning Kershaw and one blog post focused on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ star southpaw. It’s hard not to discuss him, considering that his excellence since 2008 has … Continue reading

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The Suite Turns 20…

At first glance, I don’t look like your typical R&B enthusiast. I grew up in a small podunk town in south-central Pennsylvania where there are just as many traffic lights as there are pizza shops. Country music probably serves as … Continue reading

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Luther Vandross’ & Future’s Favorite Month…

I fell into a One Shining Moment wormhole a couple of weeks ago. With the exception of Jennifer Hudson’s 2010 performance (seriously CBS, why try fixing something that isn’t broke?), One Shining Moment is the cherry which tops the perfect … Continue reading

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An Attempt to Debunk the Ring Narrative…

In my eyes, last night’s game meant little to Peyton Manning’s legacy. I’ve written before about how I feel Manning is the greatest quarterback to ever play the game, and I didn’t need him to throw for five touchdowns last … Continue reading

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The Next Lou Whitaker…

In 2001, Lou Whitaker received just 2.9 percent of votes on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, eliminating him from eligibility until this year, where he will be under consideration by the Veterans Committee. For those unfamiliar with Whitaker, he … Continue reading

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