Monthly Archives: September 2010

Surprises of the Year (so far 9/25/10) — Baseball

Surprises of the year in baseball 1 — Cincinnati Reds – put together a team; the whole is better than its parts. 2 – Boston Red Sox – catastrophic injuries, team remained resilient; AL picture may have looked much differently. … Continue reading

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The Assistant Manager

Dear Atlanta Braves:   I do not wish you harm. Needing to replace their manager, we’ll use the Braves as an example. Bobby Cox has become an icon, a likely Hall of Famer. His successor should be a man of integrity, … Continue reading

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Hit By Batter and a Present Danger

Shattering bats are causing injuries and havoc on the baseball diamond.   Some bats being produced today are splintering and separating long-ways. From time to time, the flying wood has become a threat to players on the infield. The most … Continue reading

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Umpiring and Cameras

When we were kids and had pickup baseball games, we never had umpires — didn’t really need them. As a life-long baseball fan, the issue of using TV cameras to improve umpiring calls is hard to ignore. I am from … Continue reading

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Behind the Tech Times

High technology caught me from behind. I had no idea it was back there. The computer was the first technology to lap me.  As a kid, my speed was black and white TV and a few channels. After many years, … Continue reading

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Red Sox and Renewal

The season winds down for the Red Sox , a recent thought of greatness gone quickly with the injuries — including Youkilis, Pedroia, Ellsbury, Varitek  and assorted pitchers.  But the 2010 season has brought us four new stars, additional strength … Continue reading

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