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The Perfect Length of a Baseball Season?

Other Baseball Today, 01:43 AM
So Twitter got me thinking... What's the perfect length of baseball season? And then what's the perfect playoffs to be paired with that s...

Twins postseason game times, TV

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Dust off that antenna, folks: the Twins 2020 postseason debut is over the air on ABC (albeit at 1 PM on a Tuesday, pre-empting some soap...

My thoughts on Tyler Duffey..

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:38 PM
First of all, congratulations to the entire Twins organization, fans and friends for winning the AL Central!This was a tough division in...

A (pretty accurate) look at the seedings

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Going into the final weekend of the season, the eight-team AL field is nearly set, though no team is locked into its seed. Here's what I...

Game Thread: Twins vs Reds, 9/27/20, 2:10 CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Today is clinch day for one team in the ALC, and the Twins can make that happen multiple different ways today. The two simplest ways to s...

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The Best Team to Cover, Book Review of the new Best Team Money Can Buy by Molly Knight

Posted by ScottyBroco , 18 August 2015 · 1,857 views

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The Best Team to Cover, Book Review of the new Best Team Money Can Buy by Molly Knight .
The Best Team Money Can Buy covers baseball’s most polarizing and entertaining team in recent years without newspaper reporting deadlines.
“How does the [The Best Team Money Can Buy ] compare to Moneyball ?” The Duluth Public Librarian asked me after I checked out the new book by former ESPN reporter Molly Knight.
I explained my excitement. “Basical...


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A Night at the Karpeles Musuem, Duluth Minnesota

Posted by ScottyBroco , 06 August 2015 · 1,213 views
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A Night at the Karpeles Musuem, Duluth Minnesota I got a text from a fellow Society for American Baseball Research, SABR, member Anthony Bush. He said that there was a little known museum in downtown Duluth, Minnesota that had a baseball exhibit. I was surprised that an old church of Christian Science is now a little museum and located about a 5 min walk from my rental house. The Karpeles Manuscript Mus...


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Sports Illustrated Writer, Bloomington native, Steve Rushin

Posted by ScottyBroco , 30 July 2015 · 3,086 views
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Sports Illustrated Writer, Bloomington native, Steve Rushin Ever wondered how the jockstrap was invented? Or how about the evolution of catching balls with bare hands to the gloves of today? In it was said that shaking hands with a catcher without any protection was like “shaking hands with walnuts.”
Sports Illustrated writer and Bloomington, Minnesota native Steve Rushin wrote about the jock strap, how Americans...


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Q and A with Sports Illustrated Writer Jay Jaffe, Thoughts on Joe Mauer

Posted by ScottyBroco , 15 July 2015 · 2,678 views
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One of my favorite people to follow on twitter for baseball news and analysis is Jay Jaffe of Sports Illustrated. He used to write for Baseball Prospectus and while there he developed a metric Jaffe War Score System. The baseball fan’s favorite website Baseball Reference explains Jaffe’s metric. “JAWS measures a player’s Hall of Fame worthiness by compari...


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Book Reivew, Hank Greenberg Hero of Heroes

Posted by ScottyBroco , 10 July 2015 · 1,251 views
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Before there was Jackie Robinson, there was Hank Greenberg. Although Jackie Robinson was African American, Hank Greenberg was Jewish,but still encountered racism during his Detroit Tiger playing days before Robinson debuted in 1947.
Many Jews in Detroit and around the country refused to buy Ford Cars because of the founder’s philosophy. They also comforte...