Category Archives: MLB

Barry Larkin- Hall of Fame or Not?

I’m going to be honest. There is no possible way I can be biased on this one. I grew up a Reds fan. I was a little kid whose hair was red. I grew up loving the Reds. Eric Davis … Continue reading

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Tony Oliva-Hall of Fame or Not?

And here is Tony Oliva, a man with a statue at Target Field. 8 All Star Games-Other players with 8 All Star Games: Duke Snider John Smoltz Nolan Ryan (!) Jim Rice Eddie Murray Ernie Lombardi Catfish Hunter Rick Ferrell … Continue reading

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Minnie Minoso-Hall of Fame or Not?

Why he belongs: 7 All-Star Games – Other players with 7 All-Star Games: Luke Appling Craig Biggio Joe Cronin Larry Doby Rollie Fingers Lou Gehrig Lefty Gomez Trevor Hoffman Chipper Jones Sandy Koufax Paul Molitor Hal Newhouser Tony Perez Robin … Continue reading

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Jim Kaat-Hall of Fame or Not?

Another one of my favorites in baseball history was Jim Kaat. I loved his name, and he was a commentator too. Why he belongs: Longevity-He pitched from when my mom was 6 until I turned 3. He played 25 seasons. … Continue reading

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Gil Hodges: Hall of Fame or Not?

Gil Hodges was always one of those players I liked looking at as a kid. Again, he’s made it to the Veterans Committee Ballot. The only thing is does he belong in the Hall of Fame? Why he belongs: 8 … Continue reading

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Ken Boyer: Hall of Fame or Not?

It’s that painful time of the year when I look at the Hall of Fame candidates and who belongs in and who doesn’t. The first one is going to be one of my sentimental favorites, Ken Boyer. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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In Defense of Philadelphia’s Fans

Dear Media, I do not say this as a native Philadelphian. I am a huge fan of all things Philly, the Phillies (I have a Phillies tattoo on my shoulder.), the Eagles, the Flyers, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, cheesesteaks … Continue reading

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Mark Buehrle and the Article That Never Was

Again, I am going to have to preface this blog by saying I am an Eagles fan. But something a lot of people don’t know is that I am also a Mark Buehrle fan, too. This week, it’s going to … Continue reading

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The New Secret to Solving All Problems in Sports

Each year in football, we are given a contest of a very special kind. The Battle for Last Place. There are some epic battles of teams tanking the season so they can get LeBron (How’d that work out for you, … Continue reading

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The Definitive Moment That Will Silence All Roids Talk Forever, Part III

So previously, we talked about how history will look back on these players and why PED’s don’t make you a better player. Now let’s look at past cheaters in the sport and how we treated them. 3. We celebrated cheaters … Continue reading

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