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Umpire Wally Bell dies at age 48

Originally posted on HardballTalk:
Sad news coming out of Ohio on Monday night: Wally Bell, who just finished working the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS series last week, has passed away of an apparent heart attack, according to the Youngtown Vindicator. “One on…

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The Houston Astros have the Best Record in Baseball

It’s Opening Day. Spring is upon us, and the winter doldrums are distant memory. Across the nation, hundreds of thousands of fans will stream through the gates, hoping that this year…this year will be the year their team breaks through. … Continue reading

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An Embarassment of a Franchise

Eleven months. That’s all it took to break up the “new-look” Miami Marlins. After building a new stadium that cost $634 million – of which over $500 million will be covered by the taxpayers of Miami, after spending over $100 million … Continue reading

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The Triple Crown

Carl Yastrzemski was the last one to do it. In 1967, the Red Sox left fielder hit 44 home runs, 139 RBIs, and batted .326. Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams are the only ones to accomplish the feat twice; the … Continue reading

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The Teams are Set

There will be no Game 162 this year. Well, actually, there will be fifteen game 162’s this year, but there will be none of the magic and excitement that surrounded Game 162 as there was last year. With Oakland’s 4-3 … Continue reading

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