Monthly Archives: March 2017

Preliminary Roster Overview 2017: Balitmore Orioles — Third Base

  Bill recently posted the story about my first year as an Orioles fan in 1998. Looking back, it was perhaps unfortunate that my interest in baseball didn’t come together until then. The Orioles were able to put together a … Continue reading

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As Yet Unnamed

Since late December, I’ve been working on a sequel to Gatekeepers of Democracy. It was not my original intention to have a sequel but then I started to explore the various possibilities for the characters I had created. Today I … Continue reading

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Game 7: September 12, 1998

The first game that I ever took Mark, was on May 16, 1998. Birds against Tampa. The game itself as not particularly remarkable. Devil Rays won 5-2. But it was the first. I took Mark to a number of other … Continue reading

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Preliminary Roster Overview 2017: Baltimore Orioles – Second Base

For those who have been reading my posts, you may notice that there is a bit of a gap between this post and my last one on Chris Davis. School and other shenanigans have gotten in the way of my … Continue reading

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Game 8: July 15, 1996

Bobby Bonilla along with Barry Bonds made up the so called “Killer Bees” that played for Pittsburgh in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He would usually hit for a pretty good average with some power. He generally played right … Continue reading

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Game 9: July 25, 1992

It’s hard to remember what a special thing Camden Yards was, that first season back in 1992. Every game was a sellout. Every game was special. It was the first year that I had a thirteen game mini-plan that an … Continue reading

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All World Team Part 2: MAJOR CHALLENGE

Almost two weeks ago, I posted a challenge from baseball writer Joe Posnanski to his readers: Small challenge: Try to beat my lineup and starting pitcher — with this caveat. Every player in the lineup and the pitcher must be active … Continue reading

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