Monthly Archives: November 2012

Marvin Miller’s legacy

Marvin Miller, who died on November 27, did not just change the game of baseball, he altered all of modern sports. Miller was the head of the MLB Players’ Association for 16 years, starting in 1966. In that time, the … Continue reading

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Stats complicate MVP voting

A Twitter war broke out last week between a group of old men and young ones with calculators in their hands as Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera won the AL MVP award over Los Angeles Angels rookie center fielder Mike … Continue reading

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Large contracts in the modern era

Go look at the list of MLB free agents this offseason, then come back. How’d it look beyond Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke? And even those two players come with flaws. Hamilton has a well documented history of drug addiction … Continue reading

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Giants find a way

The 2012 San Francisco Giants proved once again how, like in every other sport, the playoffs are a crapshoot. When the MLB playoffs began, so many people had different reasons why a certain team was going to win. The Baltimore … Continue reading

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