Forgotten Player of the Moment – DAN PASQUA

DAN PASQUA by Ed Agner and Phil Rippa Request by Joel Martin ED: OK. Joel Martin is still riding high on the ChiSox love train and since he won a week of the Higway to…Make Us Loathe Our Stupid Ideas, he requested Dan Pasqua – after we had no-sold Bill Cartwright and Harold Baines. God, if Ron Kittle hadn’t wizzed […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – STEVE LARMER

STEVE LARMER (by Bill Barnwell) My first love of sport really came through hockey – I’m pretty sure, in 1991, I could recite the rosters for each team with relatively little difficulty. I scoured the NHL Guide & Record Book each year it came out, memorizing player histories. Somehow, growing up on Long Island, I became a Washington Capitals fan […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – BOBBY THIGPEN

BOBBY THIGPEN (by Bill Barnwell, requested by joel martin) Bobby Thigpen is a perfect example of all that’s wrong about baseball. That a strong enough lead-in for you? OK, maybe he’s not. But take a look at this: Name Team AB AVG OBP SLG ERA Bobby Thigpen CHA 317 .255 .327 .385 1.83 Steve Farr KC 474 .255 .327 .382 […]

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CHICAGO CUBS vs. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants – August 8, 2004 (by Phil Rippa) This is going to end up probably being quick and really really dirty. I can already tell that I am going to fall asleep before this game is over. Part of the problem is that I really have grown to hate all nationally televised games – whether it […]

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