1. MLB Trade Deadline: Phillies Overpaid for Hunter Pence

    In 2010 Hunter Pence must have hit .345 with 43 home runs, 52 doubles, 125 walks, and 173 RBI. He also must have sucker punched the official scorer’s child...

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  2. MLB Hall of Fame 2011: A Starting Lineup of Snubs Who Deserve Enshrinement

    On Sunday, the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York finally inducted two all-time greats, Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar. Alomar of course, only had to wait one year...

    John Bowen Written by John Bowen about over 3 years ago 3,307 reads 18 comments

  3. Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio and the Best Seasons in Houston Astros History

    The Houston Astros are in the midst of the worst season in franchise history; they will have to play above .500 the rest of the way just to avoid 100 losses, which is something that they have never done even when they were the Houston Colt ...

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  4. MLB Trade Deadline: Milwaukee Brewers Should Trade to Replace Betancourt

    For about nine years, Seattle Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik worked in the Milwaukee Brewers ’ front office as the scouting director...

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  5. Robin Yount, Prince Fielder and the Best Seasons in Milwaukee Brewers History

    A little background first: Today is my dad’s 60th birthday. He’s the man who taught me to love and embrace the game of baseball and also to love the Milwaukee Brewers ...

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  6. The Best Seasons in Franchise History: Baltimore Orioles

    The St. Louis Browns moved to Baltimore before the 1954 season. Within a 15 years they had successfully shed their image as a perennial loser, winning both the 1966 and 1970 World Series ...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies: The Best Seasons in Franchise History

    The Philadelphia Phillies continue my series whereby I compose a 25-man roster of the best seasons in franchise history...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: The Best Seasons in Franchise History

    Eighty-six-year drought notwithstanding, the Boston Red Sox have had some remarkable individual performances on both sides of the ball—something that's bound to happen when the two best hitters of all-time are part of the franchise...

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  9. MLB All-Star Game 2011: How the American League Roster Should Look

    With all-star voting ending in just a few days, I have taken it upon myself to try to get a last-minute push for the most deserving all-star candidates...

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  10. MLB All-Star Game 2011: How the National League Roster Should Look

    With the all-star game just a few weeks away and voting ending this week, it’s time to make a last-minute push for the most deserving candidates to appear in this year’s ...

    John Bowen Written by John Bowen about over 3 years ago 2,352 reads 28 comments

  11. San Diego Padres: All-Time Pads Team by Season

    The San Diego Padres have been playing baseball since 1969; in that time, they’ve won two pennants and provided probably the most fan-friendly experience in baseball...

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  12. Milwaukee Brewers: Power Ranking the Top 10 Pitchers in Franchise History

    The Milwaukee Brewers aren't a team well-known for their pitching, but they have produced a handful of terrific hurlers in their 40 years of existence...

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  13. The All-Time Kansas City Athletics Team: By Season

    From 1955 to 1967, the Athletics played 13 seasons in Kansas City between the team's time in Philadelphia and Oakland...

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