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Baseball Linsanity struck Pittsburgh in ’09

February 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Baseball Linsanity struck Pittsburgh in ’09 · Baseball

Linsanity in the NBA has fans digging for comparable out-of-nowhere heroes in other sports. Some have cited Fernando Valenzuela, who opened the 1981 season by winning his first eight starts, including five by shutout, going nine innings every time out. Others like Bob “Hurricane” Hazle, who sparked the Milwaukee Braves by hitting .473 with five […]

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Twenty years ago Morris turned in Hall-worthy performance

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Twenty years ago Morris turned in Hall-worthy performance · Baseball

Whew. Is this World Series thingy exciting enough for anyone yet? We’ve had pitchers’ duels and we’ve had blowouts. We’ve had heroic hitting exploits, capped by David Freese’s 11th-inning blast to end Game 6. We’ve had managerial gaffes, bonehead plays, and baserunning blunders. We’ve had no shortage of drama. And pitching changes. Wow. They need […]

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