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Koufax and Kershaw, Leveling the Playing Field…

In my last post, I gave you a pretty comprehensive overview of Sandy Koufax and Clayton Kershaw. For Koufax it encompassed his six years of dominance from 1961 through 1966 and for Kershaw it ran from 2011 into this year. https://fenwaypark100.org/2016/06/27/clayton-kershaw-sandy-koufax-and-a-comparison-in-dominance/Continue reading

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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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“Pitching always beats batting — and vice-versa.” Yogi Berra

Last Saturday August 1, 2015 baseball history was made. For the first time the reigning league MVP’s faced each other in a game. Well it’s sorta true. Thanks to the not so great idea of interleague play, it happened during the regular … Continue reading

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Madison Bumgarner AP Male Athlete of the Year…..

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. He became the 26th Major League Baseball Player to garner the honor since its inception in 1931 and the first baseball player to … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GREATS FACED THE GREATS…..

Recently I was researching Babe Ruth, something I do every so often, and as I was doing so, I began to daydream and thought how great it would have been to see the Babe step in against Walter Johnson. And … Continue reading

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Walter Johnson, Sandy Koufax, Pedro Martinez…..What would they be paid this winter as free agents?

So in the past ten days or so, Zack Greinke has inked a six-year 148 million dollar contract with the Dodgers. For purposes of clarification, that’s 24.6 mil per year. For purposes of more clarification, that would be $822,222.22 per start, if … Continue reading

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El Perfecto is more than a Cigar…..

While the Red Sox bats were resurrecting themselves on Wednesday night in Miami Florida, thumping the Marlins 10-2 and winning back to back games for the first time in nearly two weeks, Giants pitcher Matt Cain was making history.  David Ortiz went … Continue reading

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