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[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Brandon Brewer, who’s going to enlighten us on an interesting statistical metric. — PL]
By Brandon Brewer
I’m very interested in names. I love finding out how people get them, what they mean, and how they look in print. Watching a lot of baseball . . . → Read More: What Are the Most Common MLB NOBs?
Potentially entertaining development yesterday in the world of minor league baseball, as Marlins farmhand Austin Nola (above left) was promoted from the Double-A Jacksonville Suns to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs, whose wardrobe includes a navy jersey with a “NOLA” chest mark (above right).
That got a lot of folks very excited, . . . → Read More: Play for the Name on the Front of the Jersey (and the back, while you’re at it)
Reader Leo Strawn Jr. recently sent me this photo of Pete Rose, which I hadn’t seen before. Pretty sure it’s from 1963. There’s so much going on here! Let’s go one thing at a time:
• Rose was batting without a helmet.
• You don’t often see a pinstriped vest, much less a . . . → Read More: A Cornucopia of Uni Goodness in One Photo