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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Viva Baseball”


Viva Baseball: Latin Major Leaguers and their Special Hunger. By Samuel O. Regalado. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. This very well-done book chronicles the rise of Latin American baseball players from the nineteenth century to the 1990s. As the … Continue reading

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Roger’s 2013 Mid-Season Power Rankings


We are now at the mid-point of the 2013 major league baseball season—time flies—and I feel the need to offer my power rankings for the best teams as the season pauses for the All Star game. Some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Five MLB Teams that Should Have Been in the Minor Leagues


When a player does not perform to a level that the team he plays for demands he typically is sent back to the minor leagues for more training, rehabilitation, etc., or is released outright. Too bad we can’t do that … Continue reading

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