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Voces de béisbol y ecología (Voices of baseball and ecology)

November 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Es el título de un texto que escribí inspirado en la primera vez que asistí a un juego del béisbol profesional venezolano. El pasado 30 de octubre se cumplieron 40 años de aquella tarde cuando esperé en Colinas de Bello Monte la llegada del Mercedes Benz de Rubén Campos. Ya casi eran las seis de […]

His Game to Win

November 3, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Tony LaRussa retires and Davey Johnson returns. It might seem that the trade off leaves the managerial ranks about the same, but there is a changing of the guard occurring in the leadership of Major League Baseball. LaRussa’s 33 years as manager is unequalled except by Connie Mack–whose 53 years in the dugout is one […]

Culmination or Collapse?

May 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Oct. 2, 1978. Baseball fans readily cite it as the date one of the greatest games in history took place. True, it stands out amid the annals of one of sports’ greatest rivalries. It’s also true that a season hung in the balance. If only that was the end of it. Instead, Bill Reynolds writes, […]

Pink Slips and Resumes Are Being Readied Around Baseball

October 2, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Oh that clock is a ticking louder and louder as the end of the big league season approaches on Sunday, and with it some big league skippers (and staff) are probably going to have a few sleepless nights in front of them over the next few days.  That’s if they have not already come to […]

MSG Panel of Experts Selects Dave Winfield as New York’s Best Left Fielder

May 3, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

From MSG: Last night on Episode Six of MSG’s “The Lineup: New York’s All-time Best Baseball Players,” five left fielders – George Burns, Rickey Henderson, Lou Piniella, Zach Wheat and Dave Winfield – were nominated for one spot in “The Lineup .” Attached is a list of career statistics for each of the five nominees. […]

Some Stories About John Marzano

April 19, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

John Marzano died two years ago today at his home in Philadelphia. He’d spent his last three years as a player, 1996 through 1998, with the Seattle Mariners. To help remember him, here are some quotes and anecdotes from his time with the Mariners. With his fairly marginal status as a long-term backup catcher, Marzano […]