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This is the grave of Jackie Robinson. There isn’t much point of doing a biography of Robinson here. He’s so famous and his story is so well-known that I’d just be wasting my time. But a couple of points: If anything, I feel Robinson is underrated as a player. This makes sense on one level […]
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This is the grave of Bob Elliott. Born in 1916 in El Centro, California, Elliott played baseball at El Centro Community College before signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1936. He was an outfielder but was switched to third base in 1942. He managed to play through World War II because he got whacked in […]

Ichiro!

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On May 3, 2018

It looks like the game is finally up for Ichiro, my favorite player of all time. There was no good reason for Seattle to sign him this year. He obviously had nothing left in the tank. After an OK 2016

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Opening Day Open Thread

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On March 29, 2018
Baseball! Go Mariners! I can’t wait for another 78 win season! I have no doubt that bringing back an 87 year old Ichiro will rejuvenate the franchise. Also, Rusty Staub, RIP Plus my favorite baseball song. My second favorite baseball song is somewhat less happy. Share
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