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Your Bill James quote du jour
July 30, 2009 – 10:15 AM | 2 Comments
Your Bill James quote <I>du jour</I>

From “Ellis, Richie and the Duke,” a comparison of various HoF and HoF-argued center fielders:
Ashburn had a good year with the bat, but he was playing for the Mets, and he couldn’t see the humor …

Shea Good-Bye
June 29, 2009 – 2:05 PM | 6 Comments
<I>Shea Good-Bye</I>

I like Keith Hernandez, but as a TV commentator, he has weaknesses.Leaving aside the “what’s that betty doing in the dugout” incident, Hernandez tends to dwell more than I’d like on the kind of analysis …

Crazy Nines: Seven O’Clock Noir (The Black-and-White Team)
August 19, 2008 – 8:59 PM | 2 Comments
Crazy Nines: Seven O’Clock Noir (The Black-and-White Team)

I’ve decided to pull the content from my Crazy Nines blog over here, in the hopes that it will force me to update that section more often than I have. (These posts are a couple …

Minding Baseball’s Business
June 30, 2008 – 12:28 PM | 41 Comments
Minding Baseball’s Business

A couple weeks ago, Maury Brown at Biz Of Baseball posted “a mosaic” he’d put together — “a multi-faceted, exceptionally broad view of Major League Baseball in 2008.”The site asked various figures who follow the …