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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Are Baseball’s MVP Voters Racist?

Black players don’t claim MVPs in the American League. Hispanic players are ignored by National League voters. Has an ugly bias influenced the MVP vote?

gehrig97 Posted: September 27, 2016 at 10:29 AM | 40 comment(s)
  Beats: arod, banks, bonds, clemente, most valuable player, mvp, pujols, racism

Monday, September 19, 2016

Baseball’s First 300-Game Winner was Also the Game’s First “Juicer”

In the August 13 game, Galvin played like a man possessed. “Old Jeems once more was a youngster full of fun, power and tricks,” the Pittsburgh Dispatch reported in its story headlined: “Galvin, the Great.”


Bonds, McGwire, A-Rod, and… Pud?

gehrig97 Posted: September 19, 2016 at 12:49 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: arod, bonds, mark mcgwire, pud galvin

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Roughned Odor is on the Verge of Something Historic (There’s a “but…”)

Roughned Odor is having an interesting season (and it has nothing to do with that chopping right to Jose Bautista’s jaw).

The table toward the end is pretty amazing. Different game.

gehrig97 Posted: September 07, 2016 at 03:58 PM | 25 comment(s)
  Beats: bonds, dimaggio, gehrig, hr, mize, roughned odor, walks

 

 

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