At The Athletic I did a ranking of the Modern Era ballot players before it came out. I didn’t get much right. The Browns were thoroughly outplayed by t…
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On Sunday, the Modern Era Baseball Committee voted union leader Marvin Miller and eight-time All-Star catcher Ted Simmons into the Hall of Fame. Before…
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Simmons and Miller
The Modern Era Votes are tallied! And your new Hall of Famers are: Ted Simmons Marvin Miller That’s it. There were 16 voters, which means a nomi…
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Hi everybody. In this week’s newsletter, we’re talking the new Scorsese movie and a little Superman, but let’s start with some updates. At The Athletic…
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So, the other day, I figured out how to get into my archives. Just about all of the things I wrote on this blog from 2007 to 2012 have been wiped off t…
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Hi everybody and happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to our weekly newsletter. I’ve got a long rant about the minor leagues in this week’s newsletter so let me…
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Hi everybody. Here is my first weekly newsletter! I’m wide open to ideas and suggestions about improving it. I’ll put up a thread tomorrow so you can a…
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Twenty years ago today, Buck O’Neil told me some of the secrets of life. It was Prince’s party year, 1999, and Buck was turning 88 years old, and all t…
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Hi everybody, So, you might know, I’ve been pretty absent the last few weeks while out promoting my new book The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini. B…
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The strangest thing happened the other day. It feels like a half-remembered dream. We were sitting on the couch together, Elizabeth and I, and there wa…
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The Athletic I have written repeatedly for 20 years now that Marvin Miller belongs in the Hall of Fame. I have written repeatedly for 20 years now that…
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The Athletic I had a great conversation with Mike Matheny once. We talked about baseball and kids. I liked that guy. A few hours, I watched him in a pr…
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