Baseball
epub |eng | 2019-07-08 | Author:Jim Prime

So there they are, the 28 game-winning hits off the bat of Jackie Bradley Jr. To date, he’s played in 21 postseason games, but hasn’t collected a game-winner in any ...
( Category: Baseball August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-16 | Author:Jerry Remy & Nick Cafardo

8. 2013 All of the championships were special, but the one in 2013 was emotional. The season started with the Boston Marathon bombings right down the street from Fenway. We ...
( Category: Baseball August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-03 | Author:Ben Lindbergh

When Steinhorn says that “there’s no separateness” between the Astros’ front office and field staff and that “there’s always conversation” between the two, he’s describing a setup dramatically different from ...
( Category: Sports Psychology August 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-04 | Author:Ben Lindbergh & Travis Sawchik

When Steinhorn says that “there’s no separateness” between the Astros’ front office and field staff and that “there’s always conversation” between the two, he’s describing a setup dramatically different from ...
( Category: Sports Psychology August 3,2019 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2019-07-08 | Author:Selig, Bud [Selig, Bud]

There was a little back-and-forth between our side and the union in the weeks after August 12. But mostly the sides were dug in across from each other in trenches, ...
( Category: Biographies July 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-24 | Author:Kent Hrbek

Prelude to a Grand Slam I can condense the first five games of the World Series against St. Louis pretty quickly: We won the first two at home, then went ...
( Category: Essays July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-24 | Author:Kirby Arnold

Randy Johnson: A Talk With the Master, Then Dominance A baseball philosopher once said, “Show me a player with potential, and I’ll show you a guy who hasn’t done squat.” ...
( Category: Essays July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-30 | Author:Felipe Alou & Peter Kerasotis [Alou, Felipe & Kerasotis, Peter]

So Felipe Alou was not unique. What made that first year in Milwaukee even more difficult is that I suffered my first serious injury. Not serious in that it was ...
( Category: Baseball July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-14 | Author:Wayne Stewart

JUSTIN VERLANDER SECTION THREE OBSCURE RULES AND SITUATIONS Ask a dozen umpires what they feel is the most difficult play for them to call correctly and, while you may not ...
( Category: Trivia July 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-05 | Author:George F. Will [Will, George F.]

After Lee Smith, the big relief pitcher who had many successful seasons with the Cubs, won his first game for the Red Sox, he gave credit to a little boy ...
( Category: Baseball July 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-25 | Author:Phillips, Christopher

In the 1980s Leon Hamilton regretted, above all, not having the time to see as much as he had in the “old days.” The term “scout” originated in a military ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-01 | Author:Ron Rapoport

As the years went by and the early days of the civil rights movement became the stuff of history and of memory, the actions of Banks and other athletes of ...
( Category: African-American & Black June 12,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-05-06 | Author:Cook, Kevin [Cook, Kevin]

TOP OF THE 9TH Due up for the Phillies: Boone, Meoli, Reed Chicago’s sixth pitcher was the one the Phillies never wanted to see. Sleepy-eyed with bushy sideburns and a ...
( Category: United States June 5,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Art Shamsky

• • • Invigorated by Nolan’s Houdini act in the top of the third inning, Agee hit the first pitch he saw in the bottom half for a home run, ...
( Category: Biographies June 5,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jason Turbow

Yeager’s defense—both his handling of pitchers and his arm behind the plate—was beyond reproach. The catcher had suffered a panoply of injuries over recent seasons, however, and his offensive output ...
( Category: West June 5,2019 )