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Monday, April 30, 2007

Josh Hancock, 1978 - 2007

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:40 PM

Is there such thing as a "virtual wake"? After the highway accident that killed St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Josh Hancock early yesterday morning, Larry Borowsky's Cardinals blog vivaelbirdos.com hosted what could only be described as a wake. Read Larry's riff on the "meaninglessness" of sports and fandom here....

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Josh Hancock, 1978 - 2007

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:40 PM

Is there such thing as a "virtual wake"? After the highway accident that killed St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Josh Hancock early yesterday morning, Larry Borowsky's Cardinals blog vivaelbirdos.com hosted what could only be described as a wake. Read Larry's riff on the "meaninglessness" of sports and fandom here....

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Friday, April 27, 2007

Spitballin' Major League Chew

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 2:55 PM

Gerry Fraley had a pretty good (if predictable) story in yesterday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the prevalence of so-called smokeless tobacco among major leaguers. I say predictable because the story was undoubtedly inspired by St. Louis Cardinals phenom Chris Duncan, whose prodigious output at the plate is rivaled only...

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Spitballin' Major League Chew

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 2:55 PM

Gerry Fraley had a pretty good (if predictable) story in yesterday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the prevalence of so-called smokeless tobacco among major leaguers. I say predictable because the story was undoubtedly inspired by St. Louis Cardinals phenom Chris Duncan, whose prodigious output at the plate is rivaled only...

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Skip Looks Pissed

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Anthony La Russa Jr. has managed 4,306 games in his MLB career as of April 25, 2007. He’s cultivated a reputation as a cerebral manager in that time. It’s his stoic demeanor, his shades (worn even during night games), the methodical way he works a game. La Russa’s apparent...

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Skip Looks Pissed

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Anthony La Russa Jr. has managed 4,306 games in his MLB career as of April 25, 2007. He’s cultivated a reputation as a cerebral manager in that time. It’s his stoic demeanor, his shades (worn even during night games), the methodical way he works a game. La Russa’s apparent...

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Butt Out

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 6:20 PM

"...onning togas and hamming it up for the camera outside of a Greek eatery, all before flocking to the closest drug store in search of a tube of Preparation H"?? So that's what they mean by "Greek Style"! -Unreal...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Mike Seely's Date with Destiny

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 2:22 PM

Seems like only yesterday our little Mikey was driving off into the sunset in his Buick, headed back to his native Seattle to pursue his destiny. A year later, Seely has found his true calling. You can read about it here -- suffice to say it involves two of...

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Battle of the 'Roid Titans: Bonds vs. McGwire

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:34 AM

armchairgm.com asks: "Mac or Bonds: Who Roided It Up Better?" -- and evaluates the pair via their baseball cards. -Unreal...

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Battle of the 'Roid Titans: Bonds vs. McGwire

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:34 AM

armchairgm.com asks: "Mac or Bonds: Who Roided It Up Better?" -- and evaluates the pair via their baseball cards. -Unreal...

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