Welcome back to our baseball All-State Tournament, which rather suddenly has sort of taken on a life of its own. On a lark (as it tends to go here at…
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Of course, people forever will talk about the ending. That crazy ending. That impossible ending. But, before you can get to the end, you have to see the…
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Previously on the All-State Tournament … No. 5 seed Texas joined the Final Eight party with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Illinois in 10 innings — Greg…
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Previously on The All-State Tournament … Our battle-of-the-states baseball tournament (simulated by Strat-O-Matic!) so far, has been going (more or…
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Everybody knew this series would come down to pitching. Seven Hall of Fame pitchers were born in New York. Six were born in Texas, but Clayton Kershaw…
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Previously on the All-State Tournament … With Alabama’s huge victory over Georgia, we are now close to having a complete Final Eight. Alabama became the…
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Previously on the All-State Tournament … On Monday, we got our first massive upset of the tournament, when 14th-seeded Louisiana — behind the…
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Previously on the All-State Tournament … New York, behind the power of A-Rod and the steady excellence of Eddie Collins, took out Dizzy Dean and…
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Early Wynn was a mean old cuss. He used to say, “I got a right to knock down anybody holding a bat.” He used that right with alacrity.* *I am 100…
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When Indiana captain Oscar Charleston found out that JoeBlogs readers voted the 10th-seeded Hoosier State the biggest underdog in the Final Eight — even…
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I may have mentioned this a time or two, but I am currently writing a book called WHY WE LOVE BASEBALL, which, assuming things go as planned — which is…
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The part about Nolan Ryan that has never really made any sense is the won-loss record. Sure, we know better than to put too much stock into pitcher wins…
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