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Clayton Kershaw, Sandy Koufax and a Comparison in Dominance…

My son has, on various occasions, uttered the phrase, “Kershaw is the most dominant pitcher of all time.” Factored into this is his firm belief that todays baseball players are better than the superstars of yesteryear. There is validity in … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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“There’s a Stink in the House.” Joe Toth

So Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio are bound for the Hall of Fame! Four very well deserved choices and I loved watching the four of them interviewed by Ron Darling and Greg Amsinger of the MLB … Continue reading

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Cooperstown is Calling…..

The phone will ring today in the homes of a few men and their lives will be transformed in an instant. Their fates are already sealed as the ballots are in and all that awaits is the announcement from that … Continue reading

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LESTER REACHES RARIFIED RED SOX AIR…..

On Saturday Jon Lester added to his resume as one of the Boston Red Sox all time best left-handed pitchers, becoming the first Red Sox pitcher to punch out 15 hitters since Pedro struck out 17 Tampa Bay Devil Rays … Continue reading

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Dominance on the Mound, the Purist’s Dream…..

Yesterday Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio got the call. On July 26th they will take their rightful places among the game’s elite. Biggio was in his third year on the ballot while the other three join the … Continue reading

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“He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”…..The Hollies

Justin Upton joined big brother BJ Upton in the Atlanta Braves outfield last week when the Diamondbacks traded him along with third baseman Chris Johnson for all-star Martin Prado, pitcher Randall Delgado and three Braves prospects. BJ Upton (L) was the Rays first pick (2nd overall) … Continue reading

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