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Joey Votto should change his swing

It’s the two hundred million dollar question on everyone’s mind: Will Joey Votto ever be the same hitter?

I played golf recently with two good friends, both are huge Reds fans, one is a medical doctor. 1,424 more words

Joey Votto

Seattle Mariners' All-Time Team: Ichiro

I haven’t posted one of these in quite some time, but I plan to finish what I started.

Ichiro Suzuki is simply one of the best players to ever play the game of baseball. 272 more words

Seattle Mariners

Over the Hill

I have been an athlete and a sports fan for a long time. I remember when Willie Mays went to the Mets as an over the hill athlete. 275 more words


Summertime in Manitoba as a kid meant: baseball, baseball and more baseball...by Chuck Duboff


© Chuck Duboff

Other than the rough patches of green grass, my memories of playing ball as a kid are all in black and white. 952 more words


chuck duboff reblogged this on Chuck's Eclectic Blog, and commented:

Just reread this...and it lit a spark inside me...this was my life as a kid...and as an adult...and though I allowed someone to take this summer's enjoyment from me...rereading this piece I wrote back in early June, sent a thunderbolt through me...it's time to welcome back my true first love, baseball; we may have been separated for awhile, but this is a marriage that will last till I am food for worms!! LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: LET'S PLAY BALL!!!!

Rock and Roll and Baseball Day 2

The next morning we grabbed some fruit and bagels from the continental breakfast spread and went on to Cleveland to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 543 more words

Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age, by Allen Barra ***-****

Three stars for general interest; four stars for a niche audience. If you enjoy baseball and also like biographies, this may be a winner for you. 712 more words