Andrew McCutchen joins exclusive company
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by John Baranowski
2M ago
Visits: 64 You may have heard the phrase, “Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” There’s no doubt that statistics can certainly be used in many ways to bolster an argument, prove a point or even make a case seem stronger than it really is. According to baseball-almanac.com, more than 20,000 players have played Major League Baseball. If one used positive statistical milestones and found that only 15 individuals reached each of those statistics out of more than 20,000, how could it not be anything but impressive and obviously quite exclusive? Andrew McCutchen just recently entered such exclusive c ..read more
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ALL CENTURY AFRICAN/DOMINICAN TEAM!
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by Ismael Nunez
3M ago
As we have just celebrated African/Dominican Hertiage month, here is the all time African/Dominican Team with several players from the Negro Leagues  1B-ALBERT PUJOLS 2B-JACKIE ROBINSON 3B-ADRIAN BELTRE SS-ERNIE BANKS LF-TETELO VARGAS CF-WILLIE MAYS RF-HANK AARON CATCHER-JOSH GIBSON DH-DAVID ORTIZ STARTING ROTATION-SATCHEL PAIGE, RUBE FOSTER,  BOB GIBSON, JUAN MARICHAL, PEDRO MARTINEZ, FERGUSON JENKINS RP-LEE SMITH The post ALL CENTURY AFRICAN/DOMINICAN TEAM! appeared first on Baseball Reflections ..read more
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AARON AND ALOMAR
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by Ismael Nunez
4M ago
FEBRUARY 5TH Birthdays for two Hall of Famers HANK AARON AND ROBERTO ALOMAR. Aaron the true Home Run King(many will agree) look what he accomplished!  Hank Aaron (February 5, 1934 – January 22, 2021), nicknamed “Hammer” or “Hammerin’ Hank”, was an African American professional baseball right fielder and designated hitter who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1954 through 1976. Considered one of the greatest baseball players in history, he spent 21 seasons  with the Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers i ..read more
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MLB Extension Watch: Identifying the Next Wave of Potential Blockbuster Deals
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by Guest
4M ago
In the ever-evolving landscape of Major League Baseball, contract extensions have become a crucial mechanism for teams to secure their core players and maintain stability in their rosters. With recent mega-deals like Bobby Witt Jr.‘s 11-year, $288.7 million contract with the Royals and Jose Altuve’s five-year, $125 million extension with the Astros, attention now turns to the next wave of players primed for lucrative contracts. But who’s next in line to ink a significant extension? These negotiations are not one-size-fits-all; each extension is tailored to fit the unique circumstances of the p ..read more
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ADRIAN BELTRE JOINS HIS BROTHERS!
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by Ismael Nunez
4M ago
Adrian Beltre considered by many one of the most underrated ballplayers in Major League Baseball was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown NY.  He’d be joined along with Todd Helton and Joe Mauer in July Class of 2024. Here are some of Beltre’s accomplishments. 477 career Home Runs, 3,166  career hits, and Five Gold Gloves. Beltre never seemed to get the quite the attention as other 3B who are in the HOF. Brooks Robinson, Mike Schmidt, George Brett, Wade Boggs, Ron Santo, Chipper Jones. Yet he accomplished just as much as these fellow Third Baseman. What’s sad is other ..read more
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PUNCHING TICKETS TO THE HALL OF FAME
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by Brian Daring
6M ago
It’s been said the best test to determine whether someone belongs in the Hall of Fame or not is how much one must think about it. If one must think about a candidate’s credentials too long, he or she does not belong. Just say the name followed by “Hall of Famer.” If that statement immediately makes all the sense in the world, then the candidate belongs. But not if you hesitate even for a moment. Babe Ruth Hall of Famer. Walter Johnson Hall of Famer. Mickey Mantle Hall of Famer. Derek Jeter Hall of Famer. No hesitation. You can even do it with active players and foresee the future. Shohei Ohtan ..read more
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A Guide to Betting on MLB Games
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by Guest
6M ago
MLB betting encompasses a variety of bet types, each requiring a different approach. Betting on Major League Baseball games requires considering aspects like pitching rotations and ballpark dimensions. Understanding MLB Betting Basics Betting on Major League Baseball (MLB) games requires a grasp of the fundamentals. In MLB betting, moneyline, run line, and over/under are common bet types. The moneyline bet involves picking the winning team. The run line is a form of point spread, where one team gets a handicap of 1.5 runs. The over/under bet is on the total combined score of both teams. Baseba ..read more
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FLASH Sale on Select Louisville Slugger & DeMarini Fastpitch Bats & more!
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by Peter Schiller
7M ago
For a limited time only, your audience can save Up to $250 Off Select Louisville Slugger Bats and Up to $150 Off Select DeMarini Fastpitch Bats from 12/6 through 12/13.  Whether you’re a seasoned athletes or newcomers to the game, these bats offer exceptional quality and performance at an unbeatable price. It’s the perfect opportunity to score some home runs without breaking the bank. Don’t miss this opportunity to save up to 50% off select Louisville Slugger Bats and up to 30% off DeMarini Fastpitch Bats. Share this exclusive offer with your audience and encourage them to take advantage ..read more
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The Evolution of Baseball Gloves
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by Peter
7M ago
The evolution of baseball gloves is a fascinating journey, showcasing the transformation of a simple protective gear into a symbol of the sport. In the early days of baseball in the 18th century, gloves were not a part of the standard equipment. However, with time, the baseball glove has emerged as an indispensable accessory tailored to the intricate demands of the players and the positions they play. This evolution has been driven by both technological advancements and the changing dynamics of the game. Let’s delve into the intriguing history of baseball gloves and understand how they have ev ..read more
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TED WILLIAMS’ LIST OF GREATEST HITTERS -THREE STRIKES!
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by Ismael Nunez
7M ago
In a list which was put together by Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams, published by Triple Play Baseball, he’d made a list of the of the top 20 Hitters of All Time. Here they are: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmy Foxx, Roger Hornsby, Joe DiMaggio, Ty Cobb, Stan Musial, Joe Jackson, Henry Aaron, Willie Mays , Hank Greenberg, Mickey Mantle, Tris Speaker, Al Simmons, Johnny Mize, Mel Ott, Harry Heilmann, Frank Robinson, Mike Schmidt and Ralph Kiner.  William is most likely the most consistent hitter of the 500 Home Run Hitters Club as his career batting average of .344, to add 2× Triple Crown ..read more
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