1. Tales of Interest: What Does the Youth of America and Baseball Have in Common?

    Alright! Part two of my research on baseball fans as a youth subculture, enjoy! So what did I see in this youth subculture? Deep within the “friendly” confines of Citizen’s ...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  2. Tales of Interest: What Do Baseball and The Youth of America Have in Common?

    I figured that I would start to run out of stuff to write about eventually, so I figured that I would re-post my research on baseball fans as a youth subculture...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  3. Filling Out the Phillies Rotation: I Take a Fifth of Risk—I Mean a Risk of Fifth

    With less than 3 weeks until spring training, Philadelphia Phillies' pitchers and catchers will report to Clearwater, with an open spot in the rotation. That's has everyone wondering, "hmm.....

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 128 reads 7 comments

  4. Attention All Bandwagon Jumpers: You Are Here By on Report

    Attention bandwagon jumpers! You call yourselves "true" fans, but you're really just hopping onto whatever team is hot at the moment. Case in point: How to spot a bandwagon jumper and how to discern one from a real fan...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 61 reads 5 comments

  5. More Phillies Inklings: Notable Signings, Minor League Contracts and Free Agents

    I was checking Fox Sports.com to see if the Philadelphia Phillies had released the details to OF/ Utility Jayson Werth's new contract. What I found was some notable signing by the Phillies...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 322 reads 4 comments

  6. Werth The Wait

    According to www.phillies.com, the Philadelphia Phillies have reached an agreement and signed a deal with OF/Utility Jayson Werth. Not all of the deal’s specifics were released, but it is known that the deal is for two years...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  7. The Ace, The Set-Up Man, and the Consequences of a Positive Test

    If you haven't heard by now, the Phillies have snatched up Ace Cole Hamels for three more years. Avoiding arbitration, Hamels signed a three-year, $20.5 million contract over the past weekend...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 80 reads 1 comments

  8. 0-16, 31-131: How to Survive a Season with Your Team, The B-Mac Way

    0-16, 31-131, 2-33, the list goes on. Does your team fall under this category? Is your team a stinker, not even worth the effort to press the power button on the television remote? ...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  9. K-Rod, You're Delusional: The Phillies Are Still the Team To Beat Next Season

    Hey, all you Mets fans...gather 'round and let me spring some news on you: K-Rod is delusional. The Philadelphia Phillies are still the team to beat next season...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 100 reads 10 comments

  10. Your Comprehensive Player Survival Guide To Surviving In Philadelphia

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    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 219 reads 5 comments

  11. How Much Is You Salary Worth In Sabathia Money? How 'bout A-Rod Or K-Rod Money?

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  12. You Can Have Your K-Rod: I'll Take Brad Lidge and Turn the Lights Out

    Hey Mets fans! Shut up already. You signed K-Rod—we get it. We all watch SportsCenter in the morning. We all watch Around the Horn and PTI in the evening. So shut up already...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about over 5 years ago 89 reads 3 comments

  13. What Should the Phillies Do, Buy or Sell This Offseason? A Look into the Future

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    B Mac Written by B Mac about almost 6 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  14. So You Think You Can Win 20? The downfall of the non-bullpen era of baseball

    Winning twenty games as a starting pitcher in today's game of baseball is very hard. That is why very few starters win twenty games any more. That is why you may see only one twenty game winner in the Majors one year, and four the next...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about almost 6 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  15. "Lights Out": a profile of the 2008 Philadelphia Phillies Bullpen

    Now how many of you remember the Phillies bullpen of last year? It wasn't exactly "shut down, lights out, or dominate". I doubt many of you remember that bullpen either, whether it's by choice or by physical loss of memory...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about almost 6 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  16. Manny for President in 2008? Maybe not... But NL MVP? We'll get back to you...

    Okay folks lets face it. It is that time of year again for baseball. It is September and there is a million different pennant races going on...

    B Mac Written by B Mac about almost 6 years ago 143 reads 0 comments