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The Hearts of Giants: Reflections of a Championship Baseball Team

How do you explain coming back from series deficits twice? How do you explain winning your do-or-die game through a manufactured run and an error? How do you explain getting pummeled by a guy almost twice your size at second base, only to see the next five games through to become a championship MVP? How […]

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It May Not Be Cooperstown But Dan Wilson Deserves This Hall Of Fame

On the outside, Dan Wilson’s career statistics do not appear Hall of Fame worthy. A batting average of .262. A total of 88 home runs and 519 runs batted in. Though his .995 career fielding percentage and many of his other fielding statistics are some of the best all-time for a catcher, it would take […]

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Pitcher Perfect: Three Months of Magic on the Mound

In baseball, the number of runs is what determines the winners and the losers—at least according to the scoreboard. All the hits and trips to home plate are the results of power and strategy by the men in the batter’s box and the ones rounding the bases. However, it’s the men on the mound on […]

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