New house, new duds: Plans for the new uniforms and logos unveiled today include: Primary Home Uniform – The “Twins” script has been slightly altered and updated for 2010 and beyond. Secondary Throwback Uniform – Twins players will wear a circa 1961 throwback uniform on Opening Day as well as every home Saturday during the […]
Over at NBC I figured that Beckham and Happ would win it. I even forgot to mention Andrew Bailey in my first pass at it and had to go back and update. Shows you what my figuring is worth: A’s right-hander Andrew Bailey’s rise from Minor League obscurity to Major League limelight turned historic Monday […]
If anyone is looking for something to buy me for Christmas: “The Official Major League Baseball World Series Film Collection” (A&E, $229.95), a spectacular DVD set that contains 20 discs featuring extensive footage of 65 World Series from 1943 to 2008. It comes packaged in a thick, elongated hard-cover book that chronicles many memorable World […]
I’ve signed way less important petitions than this one. To: Major League Baseball, MLB Network We the undersigned humbly, and with all due respect, ask the MLB Network to air the June 12, 1970 game between the San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates. On that day the Pirates’ pitcher Dock Phillip Ellis threw what […]
So I’m trying to decide if, upon leaving the legal job, I’m going to keep the law license active or let it slip into inactive status. On the one hand, letting it go inactive saves me several hundred dollars and about 15 hours sitting in a classroom taking continuing legal education classes between now and […]
Yesterday’s busts are tomorrow’s value picks
Whenever one of these two lefties pitch there is almost always someone on base.
Wherein we learn about Ruth’s difficulties hitting the long ball in Boston and Ott’s easy time at the Polo Grounds, with some bonus material on The Splinter and The Clipper.
The first installment of a series of excerpts from Chris Jaffe’s new book showcases its analytical heart: the Tendencies Database, and also provides some fascinating results it yields.