2017 MLB Stadium Honors And Number Retirements

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Every year various teams will bestow honors on various players or personnel in some fashion in their home ballpark.  Be it retiring a jersey number, or induction into the team’s Hall of Fame, other like honor, or a statue dedicated in the person’s honor.  And 2017 was no different. 2017 MLB Stadium Honors And Number […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Dodgers Postseason Woes Since 1988

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2018 most likely will see the Los Angeles Dodgers have some sort of celebration honoring the 30th anniversary of the 1988 World Champions.  While a ceremony honoring that squad will certainly be a fun, nostalgia filled affair, it should be a bittersweet reminder of the sting that was the loss in the 2017 World Series.  […] READ MORE


Wade Davis Signs With Colorado Rockies

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The Colorado Rockies continue their bullpen restructuring with the signing of former Chicago Cub closer Wade Davis. The reported three-year deal, as clubs have not confirmed, is for $52 million. Wade Davis Career Profile Davis was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2004, and would make his big league debut in 2009.  He was […] READ MORE


Bob Costas and Sheldon Ocker win 2018 Ford C. Frick and J.G. Taylor Spink

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At the Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on Monday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced their 2018 media award winners; the longtime face of NBC Sports Bob Costas was named the broadcasting Ford C. Frick Award winner, and longtime Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal reporter, covering the Cleveland Indians, Sheldon Ocker was named the writers J.G. Taylor Spink […] READ MORE


Alan Trammell and Jack Morris to make the Hall of Fame

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced on Sunday that the Modern Era (1970-1987) Committee had voted in only two of its slate of candidates for induction into the Hall of Fame this coming summer.  They are both members of the Detroit Tigers 1984 World Champions, Jack Morris, and Alan Trammell. Jack Morris (254 wins, […] READ MORE


Making The Case: Chipper Jones and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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The Hall of Fame case for Chipper Jones should be an easy one. The 1990 number one overall draft pick spent his entire career with the Atlanta Braves, and quite possibly ranks behind only Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews as the overall franchise’s greatest third-baseman.  And was seen as the top third baseman, at least […] READ MORE


Hall of Fame’s 2018 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Announced

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the ballot for the 2018 Ford C. Frick Award, their annual broadcasting excellence award. Hall of Fame’s 2018 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Announced This year’s slate of eight Candidates are: Buddy Blatiner who spent many years in national television booths in the early days of television […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros Postseason History

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Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros Postseason History When the Houston Astros left the National League following the 2012 season, it opened the possibility to the potential rekindling of various rivalries that the Astros had on the World Series stage.  And such is the case this year as they will  face the Los Angeles Dodgers, […] READ MORE