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Ducksnorts Joins ESPN SweetSpot Network

I am thrilled to announce that Ducksnorts has joined the ESPN SweetSpot Network. Big thanks to Rob Neyer for inviting me, and to Jamie and the rest of the ESPN staff for working their behind-the-scenes magic. You’ll notice a snazzy new navigation bar at the top of the site. This provides links to other blogs [...]

Links for 18 Dec 08

Before we get to the rest of the links, I have to call my own number. I’ve got a new article up at Hardball Times that looks back at some old projections I did here at Ducksnorts many moons ago. Good fun… Lots to cover this morning: Padres experienced relative success in Moores Era (San [...]

Ten Games

What a grind it’s been. In 30+ years of following baseball, I can’t ever remember looking forward to season’s end, but that’s pretty much where I’m at right now. Actually, I’ve been there for a few months. It’s a strange feeling, and kind of sad. I just want the friggin’ games to end so I [...]

Q&A With Rob Neyer

Ordinarily I would have a series preview in this space, but today I’ve got something much cooler in store. Rob Neyer is known to baseball fans everywhere as a long-time columnist at ESPN and author of several books. His latest is Rob Neyer’s Book of Baseball Legends, which we reviewed here in April. I first [...]

Review: Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Legends

By Rob Neyer Fireside: 331 pp., $16 paperback What is baseball without its stories? The game has captured America’s heart over the years not only through the calling of balls and strikes but also through the telling of tales. As stories are passed along, sometimes the details get shifted. Other times, they were wrong from [...]

I, Me, Mine

No game on Thursday. Hey, the Padres can’t lose. Meanwhile, I’ve been working on a few other things: John at MadFriars asked me a few questions about the Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual. I’ll also be pimping the Annual on Bases Loaded with Elliott Price. Elliott is the former long-time play-by-play voice of the Montreal Expos. [...]