2015 Opening Day

Kelly’s 2015 MLB Predictions

I’m going to make this short and sweet this year. Haven’t had much luck the last 2 years but who really does. With all the moves in the offseason and most teams thinking they have a chance will make this much harder than the last couple years. AL EAST 1) Blue Jays 2) Red Sox…

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Opening Day Predictions

As a baseball fan I usually enjoy reading about who the so called “experts” think will win all the major awards. Most picks are pretty generic but every once in a while someone will pick a sleeper and get it right. I am by no means an expert but I am a huge baseball fan.…

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Topps Heritage 2015 Review

By William Robinson: This year Topps Heritage returns for its 15th year. The set that we are harkening back to this year is the 1966 Topps set. A classic set that in its original version included rookie cards of Jim Palmer, Don Sutton, and Ferguson Jenkins. As usual for this set the base set includes…

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What Baseball Means To Me by Summer Serrano

By Summer Serrano: My mom speaks of the first time she brought me to a Padres game, in a plaid shirt and jeans, barely learning to walk. You see, I am as old as the Padres, 9 days old on their Major League Debut, April 8, 1969. I think that qualifies me as a life-long…

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Spring Training Autograph Hunt

By Dan Foote: For years I had been told that the “Best time to get autographs during Spring Training” was between the time the players report and the games start. Well, as an “Autograph Hunter”(see note below), I decided I had to try it out for myself. The first thing I learned was: “I was…

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What Baseball Means to Me by Justin Evans

By Justin Evans Since growing up in Wheelersburg, Ohio the home of Cincinnati Reds scout Gene Bennett, I have pretty much always been a Reds fan. On August 8, 1992 at the age of 8 I attended my very first major league game. Lasting 16 innings the Reds beat the Giants 4-3. Two years before…

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What Baseball Means to Me by Rebecca Herman

By Dr. Rebecca Herman, SPHR, That question is almost as daunting as asking the meaning of life. I’m not trying to over-dramatize it but baseball is so much more than a game or a sport or even, as it’s been labeled: America’s Pastime. It is people, culture, sights, sounds, memories, family, and friendships … truly…

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What Baseball Means to Me by Chris White

Guest Writer Chris White: For myself and my family, baseball is a way to keep the memory and spirit of my father in law alive. My father in law, Brad Porter, had on either a Twins or Vikings shirt nearly every day that I saw him. At the time I was floating around as far…