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Q: What’s a Mosquito’s Favorite Sport?
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Posted by Paul on August 31, 2014 | Short Link

A: Skin-diving! Love, Life, and APBA’s Kenneth Heard heard a buzzing as a billion biting mosquitoes made a meal of his body the other night. Heard’s 1950 APBA Baseball replay had to be put on hold while he battled them, Wile E. Coyote style. Joba Chamberlain can relate:

“Stormin’” Norman Marsh 1953 – 2014

Posted on August 30, 2014 in Baseball, IRL | Short Link
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In September, 2004 I read an article in the Honolulu Advertiser about the Oahu Adult Baseball League, that featured a team called the Oahu Ravens. At the time, I’d been living on Oahu for almost a year and hadn’t made any real friends and didn’t feel particularly connected to a community yet. Though I hadn’t […]

Don Drysdale and “The Good Face”

Posted on August 25, 2014 in Baseball, History | Short Link
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Contrary to popular opinion, the book Moneyball by Michael Lewis is not about how Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s prefer to take walks rather than put the ball in play. The book is about market inefficiency, and how small-market teams must compete by getting the most production out of their ballplayers for the least […]

2012 MLS Replay – Matchday 4

Click on the table below to see it at full size. The table as of 4/2/2012: The Seattle Sounders are 3-0-0 after defeating the San Jose Earthquakes by a score of 2-1. Fredy Montero had the game-deciding goal when he slotted home a PK in the 42nd minute. Here are the parameters of this replay: […]

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July was a month of frenetic movement for me and my family, and my make-believe sporting universe was left mostly vacant and neglected. I’ve had next-to-no time to play any games. I was able to pull out my old copy of Title Bout the other night, and that was awesome. Jack Dempsey vs Jack Johnson […]

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