Monthly Archives: January 2015

The End of the Extreme Shifts in Baseball??

The End of the Extreme Shifts in Baseball??.

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The End of the Extreme Shifts in Baseball??

New Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred certainly made news on is first day on the job when he revealed the latest “in thing” in the game–the radical extreme defensive shift– may not be around forever. Manfred said he might be in … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Similar 90 loss Astro Teams

Twice in the last fourteen major league seasons the Houston Astros had nearly the same record. ┬áIn 2000 the first year at what is now known as Minute Maid Park the Astros fell to 90 losses and out of pennant … Continue reading

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The Best You Can for the Least You Can

The title of this piece reflects the attitude around the old regional sports network HSE (Home Sports Entertainment) from its founding in January 1983 in Houston to its being absorbed by the deeper pocketed Fox operation in 1997. Until Fox … Continue reading

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