OK, let’s start this one off with a new feature available here at JoeBlogs — a poll! Yes, Substack now gives me the option to put polls on here. That’s…
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There’s a funny scene near the beginning of the movie “Notting Hill.” Hugh Grant’s character, who owns a travel book shop in London*, brings Julia…
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We continue our “Ten Who Missed” series today, with an essay on Eddie Murray. “Ten Who Missed” is a companion to The Baseball 100 — as the name…
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Part I: The Green and White Chess Board We had this closet when I was a boy that was overloaded with the strangest and most wonderful stuff. If you’re…
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Oh my gosh. That throw. I mean … what in the world was that throw? If you’re old enough, you’ll remember the Cubs’ Shawon Dunston. Great story. Son of a…
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Bill James has written about this — in the 1985 playoffs against Toronto, Kansas City’s George Brett had one of the greatest games a player has ever…
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For the record, I am surely not the only golf writer on earth who does not actually play golf. Surely. Yes, it’s true, I don’t know that I’ve ever…
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Molly and Joe talk baseballListen now | This is fun — Molly Knight and I talk about our five “favorite” baseball stories of the year so far. Only they aren’t really our favorites…
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Happy Father’s Day! As promised, today I’m launching the much-anticipated TEN WHO MISSED series, which will feature full-length essays on 10 players who…
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Here’s a cool little activity for you to try this Father’s Day weekend, if you’re up for it. This shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes. As you might…
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Hi everybody! Wanted to get out a few housekeeping notes. (1) Father’s Day is this Sunday! Of course, I am going to remind you of the perfect Father’s…
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So, the baseball news of the day is that St. Louis’ Miles Mikolas almost threw a no-hitter on Tuesday night. He came within one out — or, if you want to…
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