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The John Sterling Project is now updated as of May 7, 2014.  Brian Roberts is the latest additions to the roll.  John Sterling must have been a busy man during spring training. Considering the turnover of the Yankees’ roster, the veteran broadcaster probably spent most of March scribbling down personalized home run calls for all the […]

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Note: If you would like to read more articles like this one, check out my earlier analysis of the baseball scenes in “Speedy”, as well as Larry Granillo’s excellent forensic investigation into Ferris Buehler’s whereabouts on his day off. Cheers is widely regarded as one of the best sitcoms of all time, but for a baseball […]

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During his long playing career and subsequent time as a television announcer, Bobby Murcer became a favorite for generations of Yankee fans. However, I wonder how many know that the five time All Star was also a “Skoal Dippin’ Man”? The evidence is below (the embedded audio includes the full song and an interview with […]

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On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived.’” – Earl Weaver, quoted by Thomas Boswell,  Washington Post, October 6, 1986 There’s been a lot of talk about character in baseball these days. However, the characters are much more interesting. Sadly, baseball lost one of its best when Earl Weaver passed away at […]

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Jack Morris hasn’t thrown a pitch in almost 20 years, but his Hall of Fame candidacy has made him one of the most controversial figures in the game. Although the right hander falls below the bar set by the Cooperstown elite, both sides of this bitter debate should be able to agree that Morris provided […]

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Some Yankees’ fans have been slow to forgive the rude way in which All Star second baseman Robinson Cano was treated by their Kansas City counterparts, who were unhappy that the Bronx Bombers’ second baseman did not pick hometown favorite Billy Butler to participate in the HR Derby. However, I’d like to extend an olive branch to the long suffering […]

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