VETERAN PRESENCE BOOK CLUB III

VETERAN PRESENCE BOOK CLUB VOLUME III   The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches – Rob Neyer & Bill JamesPR: Ooof… I really wanted to love this book from my historical/stat nerd perspective. Alas, it was not to be. First thing to understand is that this isn’t really a book per se. It is […]

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Thank You Youtube: WASHINGTON BULLETS “YOU DA MAN!”

(by Phil Rippa) For reasons that future generations will continue to study – the early to mid 90s because a wasteland of sports teams making hype videos centered on God knows what. The general rule of thumb is that they were awkward as all get out. Since this was the period of time when I was going to college at […]

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Forgotten Players of the Moment – MIKE LIUT & PETER SIDORKIEWICZ

MIKE LIUT and PETER SIDORKIEWICZ by Bill Barnwell (Originally published Feb 15, 2007) I apologize in advance for combining these two FPOTMs but, well, I suck. If two people ask for two mid-to-late eighties’ hockey players, it’s going to end up either a giant Rod Langway FPOTM or a mixture. My choice. I came into being as a hockey fan […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – ESA TIKKANEN

Esa Tikkanen (by Bill Barnwell) The idea of the role player’s weight being much more important than it really is, particularly in the playoffs, is not limited to America alone. The hockey checking-line winger is normally considered a common appetizer; a mozzarella stick. Tasty — but very replacable and something you don’t want to overpay for. It’s pretty hard to […]

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