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  • Why hating the Yankees isn't going to go away

    Why hating the Yankees isn't going to go away
    There's just something about the New York Yankees that makes the blood of true Baltimoreans boil.
  • This game's in the books: baseball's greatest reads

    This game's in the books: baseball's greatest reads
    Baltimore is a baseball town again and the Orioles are making this another season of excitement and promise at Camden Yards. On this Fourth of July holiday, I list for you here the best books ever written about the game. "Ever written?" you say...

    Baseball's traditional have-nots are having quite a successful summer so far

    Baseball's traditional have-nots are having quite a successful summer so far
    There was a time not so long ago when it was pretty easy for baseball fans to handicap the pennant races and predict which division winners and wild-card teams would make it into the postseason. All you had to do was follow the money. The New York...

    Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'

    Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...

    Earl Weaver preached moneyball before it became 'Moneyball'

    Earl Weaver preached moneyball before it became 'Moneyball'
    Earl Weaver’s last great season as a manager, 1982, coincided with my first as a young baseball fan, growing up in Baltimore. So in a sense, he has always been the manager — the Platonic ideal of the species — for me. What I didn&...