Author Archives: gregclucas

About gregclucas

Author of three books. Most recent: "Astro Legends" 4/15/19. Also "Houston to Cooperstown-The Houston Astros Biggio & Bagwell Years" and "Baseball-Its More Than a Game" Veteran retired TV/Radio sportscaster with extensive play by play experience in MLB, NBA and college sports. Ordering of the two Astros books available through brpressbooks.com and well as amazon.com or Barnes and Noble stores.

Solving Pro or Amateur Decision Easy

Every year we hear how college athletes have to make decisions whether to turn professional or not in our two big college sports, football and basketball.  Each have different rules in conjunction with the NFL and NBA.  At the same … Continue reading

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Astros Over-Achieved in 2018

While it is only a few days since the defending World Champion Houston Astros were eliminated from the 2018 MLB post season by the Boston Red Sox it is time to realize that the club actually had more success during … Continue reading

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Was Baseball a Better Game Before Analytics?

While it may seem almost sacrilegious to suggest what I have in the headline, one must wonder.  And this is not just an effort to start a discussion.  I really wonder. Why?  Well first of all major league baseball is … Continue reading

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Re-Alignment or Destruction of MLB?

Much has been written in recent years about some in baseball desiring to not only change, the way the game is played with safety rules, speed up rules, reliance on analytic statistics, a future with robotic ball-strike calls, replay and … Continue reading

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Astros Keep Adding Legendary Moments

Just when you thought the Houston Astros 2017 season capped by winning the World Series was as good as things could get the team started playing the 2018 season.  That means more Astro Legends! The significance of that last sentence … Continue reading

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Same Formula: 3 Sports

Watching the Houston Rockets- Golden State Warriors NBA Western Conference Final on Monday night and the comparisons hit me.  Some teams in the NBA (Golden State and Houston most specifically) have been using a style of play that recalls the … Continue reading

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Kokomo’s Professional Baseball Champion

After the 1961 baseball season professional baseball departed Kokomo, Indiana, after seven seasons.  The team was always on the lowest rung of pro ball–the Class D Mississippi-Ohio Valley League in 1955 and the Class D Midwest League the other six … Continue reading

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