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RIVERA HAS EARNED UNANIMOUS VOTE

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MLB.com pushed out a series of polls on social media on Saturday, inviting fans to voice their opinions on Tuesday’s Cooperstown induction announcement. Who should be on the Class of 2019 list of inductees? Roger Clemens? Barry Bonds? Is it time? Mike Mussina? Curt Schilling? Edgar Martinez? Worthy? Then there was the Mariano Rivera question: Should he be voted in unanimously? There’s...

SOMEWHERE BOB GIBSON IS SMILING

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Somewhere Bob Gibson is smiling. It’s only January 20 and the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are already sniping each other. The war of words started during the annual, usually light-hearted winter team fan fests (the Cubs Convention and Cardinals Caravan). In tongue-and-cheek style former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster asked Kris Bryant about potentially playing in St. Louis...

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

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The New York Yankees signed reliever Adam Ottavino last week, but the story within this story is not a New York born pitcher coming home or why MLB continues to invest heavily in relief pitching. No, the story is about what Ottavino said about Babe Ruth last month. Yes, that statement. Well, you can imagine the reaction. It was funny. It was irreverent. It was angry. Depending on which social...

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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