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SABR Scouts Committee Publishes Book

December 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The scouts committee of SABR has published a book entitled: Can He Play? A Look at Baseball Scouts and Their Profession, edited by yours truly and Bill Nowlin. They dig through tons of coal to find a single diamond. They spend countless hours traveling miles and miles on lonely back roads and way too much […]

2010 King of Baseball

December 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Minor League baseball at the annual winter meetings honors a baseball lifer with the title “King of Baseball.”  The award is given in honor of a baseball veteran who has provided long service and dedication to the game. At the recent winter meetings in Orlando Don Mincher was selected as this year’s “King.”  Mincher was […]

Southern League All-Star Game Wrap Up

July 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s Southern League All-Star game was just that; an All-Star game rather than a futures game.  Many of the players selected were older players with good numbers rather than “prospects.”  But there still were some things worth seeing. Foregoing the usual home run derby, Huntsville Stars General Manager Buck Rogers chose to highlight the […]