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Tuesday Links (3 Aug 10)

Links? Sure, why not… 1998 (What’s a Picture Worth?). John Weisbarth hangs out with a couple of guys from the best squad in Padres history. When you talk about Padres second basemen (and who doesn’t?), there are three names in the discussion: Roberto Alomar, Mark Loretta, and the fellow in Weisbarth’s photo, Quilvio Veras. [h/t [...]

Me, Elsewhere: Not Tall, Just Good

My latest Hardball Times article focuses on the little people. I’m not talking metaphorically here: I thought it might be fun to highlight some players who enjoyed considerable success despite being “vertically challenged.” Since I’m such a fan of creating fake teams, I decided to assemble a squad of short players who were also very [...]

Help Wanted: All-Time Padres Team

I’ve been tasked with assembling a 40-man roster made up of the best players in Padres history. It’s a pretty straightforward exercise, except for two positions: second base and left field. We’re talking about third-stringers here, but I need a little help with these. Second Base: Bip Roberts vs Quilvio Veras   G AB BA [...]