Category Archives: Baseball Bloggers Alliance

The Unofficial Twitter Guide to Reds and Brewers fans


I believe few will disagree that the Twitter as a social media technology  greatly enhances the baseball watching experience in a way unlike anything we have had before, especially for us transplanted fans.   We can now share with like-minded fans … Continue reading

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Unforgotten Cardinal of the day: George Crowe


Influenced by our good friend William Tasker’s excellent “Debating Jackie Robinson Day“, I thought that today would be a good time to look back at the career of George Crowe.  Cardinals fans under the age of 50 might not even … Continue reading

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Closing the book on the steroids era …


… means opening the doors in Cooperstown. Yes, we get it. Some players cheated. They took performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive advantage in a game that is played, well …. competitively. And since the league crackdown in … Continue reading

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Off Days are (Still) for the Minor Leagues


Today is the first off-day of the 2012 season.   Last season, the Cardinals had played six games before their first travel day, and fans were still reeling from an ugly 2-4 start, where the bullpen was anything but reliable.   We … Continue reading

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2011 NL Goose Gossage Ballot (St. Louis Chapter)


Each year, the members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance case ballots for several awards, acknowledging outstanding individual performances in the regular season.   The Goose Gossage award is given to the top reliever, and I have the privilege of casting a … Continue reading

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Connie Mack Award ballot – NL


Each October, the members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance get together and vote for a set of post-season awards.  As a member of the St. Louis Cardinals chapter, I have the honor of casting my vote for the Connie Mack … Continue reading

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It is Buster Posey, not Pansy, buster


I’m sure that everybody has seen the play.  If not, you can see it in real time here. It is a very unfortunate situation for Buster Posey, but it is baseball.  Period.  End of discussion. But there has been discussion.  … Continue reading

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It is Ross Grimsley Week


It just makes my day when I read about a blogger or sportswriter who is captivated by a player from the past.  Turning our attention away from the tomfoolery coming out of Cincinnati, let’s take a walk over to The … Continue reading

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My Baseball Bloggers Alliance 2011 Hall of Fame ballot


As one of the new members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, I don’t want to get off to a bad start by missing out on one of the group projects.   The first of these is the 2011 Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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