Forgotten Player of the Moment – BRETT LINDROS

BRETT LINDROS (by BILL BARNWELL) There are very few fates that history can bestow upon a person worse than to be someone successful’s brother. Beyond the inherently implied inferiority that the term assigns its unfortunate recipient, it’s probably true that there is no worse relationship to share with someone famous than to be their brother. Other familial relations offer at […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – DJ DOZIER

D.J. DOZIER (by Ed Agner) Ahh, yesterday’s fads! How are we supposed to explain hair metal or mullets or grunge or…nipple rings? That’s not hypothetical. I really have no clue how that all is to be explained. I know at some point some kid will come up to me and go – “Hey, angry old man! How the hell did […]

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1992 TOPPS TOP PROSPECTS – A Retrospective

1992 TOPPS TOP PROSPECTS (Originally Published Sept 24, 2008) PR: Phil Rippa ED: Ed Agner BB: Bill Barnwell PR: I still have way too many baseball cards. Yes, they are worth three cents but I refuse to get rid of them. I suck. Anyway, one of my favorite things out of the bazillion I still have are these cards that […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – GREGG JEFFERIES

GREGG JEFFERIES by Bill Barnwell (Originally published Feb 27, 2007) Gregg Jefferies was on the periphery of my Mets fandom as I grew into some sort of sports consciousness. I started going to Mets games around ’89, I think, so Jefferies would have been on the team, but I had no idea at that point. All I remember from that […]

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30 REASONS: Why Alex Rodriguez will be traded to every team

(by PHIL RIPPA) – Originally posted 10/13/2006. Figured it was appropriate to re-post this one now. With A-Rod stinking up another post season, the immediate calls to trade him by Yankees fans and the sports media and anyone who wanted to pretend they followed sports came fast and furious. MLB GMs immediately tried to determine why they should acquire A-Rod […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment: JESSIE ARMSTEAD

(by Phil Rippa) – Originally Published (10/6/2010) Originally I was going to write something about the initial class of New York Giants inducted into the Ring of Honor of the new Giants Stadium… err… New Meadowlands Stadium. Then I looked at the 30 names and I was like “Umm… well what I am supposed to do with this?” I don’t think […]

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