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Catching Up With Scott McGregor

September 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The recent tragic passing of Mike Flanagan served as a sad reminder of the great Baltimore teams of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Looking at their recent results, it is hard to fathom how far the once proud franchise has fallen over the past couple of decades. The term dynasty should not be thrown […]

Fun Fantasy Baseball Marriages

February 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

LPGA golfer Leslie Spalding marries former pitcher Scott McGregor, divorces, marries former Mets outfielder Mookie Wilson–divorces again–then marries former Expos outfielder Ron Calloway. Sporting goods manufacturers would delight greatly in her full name of Leslie Spalding McGregor Wilson Calloway……….LPGA golfer Sally Little marries former Georgia Tech basketball player Jarrett Jack–divorces him–then marries former major leaguer […]

Steroids and Kids: Trying to Answer the Unanswerable Question

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It started with an innocent question, as are all questions which come out of the mouth of an 8-year-old. Except this question cut at the heart of Major League Baseball – past, present and future. I was at Miller Park, attending a Brewers-Cardinals game with my wife and two sons. Up to the plate stepped […]

Filosofía de pitcheo. (Pitching philosophy)

August 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Algunos hablan de la velocidad, otros del control, otros de la concentración. Sin embargo la principal característica de un pitcher es esa actitud competitiva que demuestra en la mirada, esa frialdad que le permite encontrar el lanzamiento adecuado del momento. Además de tratar de evitar a toda costa que los corredores anoten o que si lo hacen la incidencia sea mínima.