Tag Archives: Pro Baseball

Play At The Plate…Heeeeee’s…Under Further Review

I like seeking out opinions and viewpoints radically different from mine.  Consider it personal growth.  Reading and hearing them in some cases makes me feel my stance has been strengthened.  In some cases, I consider altering…or even changing my stance. … Continue reading

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The Frighteningly Flummoxed Philadelphia Phillies

I went all negative on the Phillies in the off-season, warning about the intelligence of spending all their free agent money to shore up the closer position when they had one of the best starting rotations in baseball…while also knowing … Continue reading

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Sportsattitudes Mailbox – Dwight Howard Finally “Gets” His Stan…R-E-S-P-E-C-T…and R.I.P. Fab Five

Another chance to respond to imaginary questions from imaginary readers… Q. Stan Van Gundy is out as Head Coach of the Orlando Magic.  Where did it all go wrong? A. When the Magic didn’t deal Dwight Howard long ago and … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels, Tough Guy

The United Negro College Fund has used the phrase for four decades now: “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” When I first heard of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels’ decision to deliberately throw at the Washington Nationals’ teen phenom … Continue reading

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2012 MLB – Who Will Be YOUR Team’s Joe Shlabotnik This Season?

Forget those two games Bud Selig scheduled over in Japan last week…the true Opening Day for the 2012 Major League Baseball Season is almost upon us. Which brings us to a very, very important question…who will be YOUR team’s Joe Shlabotnik this … Continue reading

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