Baseball

Guest Post by Mark McCann

Written by Mark N. McCann: Baseball isn’t a financial institution created to fleece the rubes, separating them from their hard-earned compensation. Baseball was once a game. A game played by small-town men on humid summer afternoons after a full day spent in the fields guiding tons of animal flesh along corridors of cultivated products destined…

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Baseball Is Still Just A Game

By Josh: The New York Mets season began on Monday and after three games they are 0-3. It is a disappointing start to the season, but their first opponent of the season, the Washington Nationals, isn’t just any team. However, the biggest news for the Mets to start the year is that their 2nd baseman,…

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Clubhouse Chatter: Special Guest Craig Finn

Clubhouse Chatter: Special Guest Craig Finn April 3rd, 2014 Join Norm as he welcomes the lead singer for The Hold Steady, Mr. Craig Finn. Described by Pitchfork as “a born storyteller who’s chosen rock as his medium,”  Finn’s lyrics are often noted for having a strong literary bent, stringing together recurring characters and storylines throughout. Finn is a…

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It’s Only Three Games

By Josh: (Here is a little peak into the mind of a desperate fan, mine.) The first couple days of every season can be deceiving for baseball fans. A team that starts off the season hot can give the impression that this is their year, even though everyone knows it isn’t. World Series contenders who…

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Josh’s 2014 Predictions

With opening day officially done and every team having officially announcing their rosters and their injuries I am now ready and as confident as I’ll ever be to make my 2014 predictions. Last season I didn’t do bad, but compared to Trevor’s perfect predictions last season, I looked mediocre at best. So here I go…

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Kelly’s 2014 Predictions

Last year was the 1st year I did my predictions but instead of me just thinking about it, everyone who read my predictions knew what I thought, all 27 of you. Here’s to a few more readers this year. Let’s start with the AL East. Red Sox win the AL East again but this year…

Clubhouse Chatter: Jim Wohlford Interview

Jim Wohlford (born February 28, 1951 in Visalia, California) is a retired former professional baseball player. outfielder. In his 15-year Major League Baseball career, he played for the Kansas City Royals (1972–76), the Milwaukee Brewers (1977–79), San Francisco Giants (1980–82), and Montreal Expos (1983–86), primarily as an outfielder.

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The 9 Inning Know It All Empire Update

Already 2014 is turning out to be a crazy year for the 9 Inning Know It All Empire.  As Major League Baseball prepares to begin this weekend with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks facing off in Australia, the 9 Inning Crew is excited about a new season of coverage of the best sport in the world.…