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My Favorite Player: Mark Lemke

April 12, 2020No Comments

It’s easy to love a star. But here’s why the Lemmer was my favorite player as a kid.

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Fish Tales: the Florida Marlins and the 1997 World Series

April 4, 2020No Comments

We take a look at the 1997 World Series, and the emergence of the Florida Marlins as they came out of nowhere for their first World Series title.

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Nick Markakis: Generic Brand Greatness

February 29, 2020No Comments

Could 3,000 hits be enough for Nick Markakis?

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Time to be Brave: Why the Tomahawk Chop Should Go

February 2, 20202 Comments

We take a look at why it’s time for the Tomahawk Chop to go.

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The World Series WAR Machine

January 28, 2020No Comments

Using Team WAR, we look at some interesting potential World Series matchups over the past three decades.

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A Life Without Loss: The Yankees Of the Late 90’s

January 11, 2020No Comments

A look back at the magical run of 14 straight World Series game wins for the Yankees of the late 1990’s.

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Kenny Lofton: The Outfielder that Time Forgot

December 16, 2019No Comments

There have been many worthy players left out of Cooperstown, but one of the more egregious cases may belong to one of the most complete outfielders of a generation.

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Welcome To The Show: The Curious Case of Jason Heyward (so far)

June 11, 2018No Comments

It was a sunny day on April the 5th, 2010.  The Atlanta Braves were set to take on the Chicago Cubs at Turner Field, and the stands were buzzing.  All eyes were on right field, where a lanky 20 year old rookie was starting in his very first big league game.  This kid was different, […]

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