When Albert Pujols was 16 years old, he moved from the Dominican Republic to Missouri to be with his father and grandmother. He didn’t know more than…
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Thanks to Brilliant Reader Brad for pointing this out: A lot of people are focusing on a couple of triple crown chases going on: In the American League…
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In a sportswriter’s life, you get to write about all sorts. You write about arrogant people and humble ones, overachievers and underachievers, those…
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Yes, I think we all know Twitter isn’t real life. Twitter is more like a hyped-up, super-charged, jokey, earnest, racist, misogynist, hate-filled and…
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The intentional walk sucks. OK, yeah, I do realize that is not the most eloquent sentence I’ve ever written … but it’s among the truest. The intentional…
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Trout being Trout Here’s the thing that blows my mind about Mike Trout: He’s ALWAYS Mike Trout. That is to say that he gets hurt a lot, he’s got some…
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Something completely obvious occurred to me for the first time this week: We don’t have the same sort of MVP arguments in other sports that we do in…
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Thank you, again, to everyone who has signed up and helped spread the word about JoeBlogs during our first anniversary week. Your support is…
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OK, time for Part 2 of our Hall of Fame series of picking Hall of Famers by birth year … and this is definitely the trickier part. Most of the players…
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First off … thank you to everybody who is joining up and spreading the word about JoeBlogs here in our anniversary week. Your support is overwhelming…
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Sometimes, you get lucky. I have spent a lot of time in my life traveling around America to find the future of baseball. On Saturday night, the future…
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Happy Friday! Welcome to the final entry in our “Ten Who Missed” series — a companion to The Baseball 100, I hope you’ve enjoyed it, and I appreciate…
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