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The Real Story of Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard Round the World”

You Won’t Read It in the “Newspaper of Record.” Today The NY Times ran a brief piece by Corey Kilgannon noting that the Astros sign stealing was nothing new in baseball. Kilgannon pointed out that it was learned in 2001 that the Giants had used a system anchored by a telescope in a window of […]

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A Deal to End All Deals

LITERALLY. It’s a deal that will almost certainly go down in baseball history as one of the dumbest of all time. Think Albert Puljols, Jason Haywood, and yes, Alex Rodriguez, the last player to get a mega-deal from the Yankees. Now the Bronx Bombers will fork over $324 Million over NINE years to a 29-year-old […]

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