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Forerunner Foster

June 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Long before Muhammad Ali asserted that he was the greatest, Rube Foster staked that claim for himself and his teams. Foster, author Robert Charles Cottrell says, could be considered more influential than Jackie Robinson. Read “The Best Pitcher in Baseball: The Life of Rube Foster, Negro League Giant” because: 1. Foster consistently put the best […]

Who’s the Alpha?

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The battle over who’s the alpha dog of the American League East has commenced, and the Tampa Bay Rays drew first blood.