Playoff JWIB! As Good As Ever

When you watch playoff baseball in 2021, you see a parade of pitchers with dazzling stuff. It’s really quite mind-blowing. I don’t think of myself as old, but I can remember writing about Kansas City teams without a single starter throwing harder than, say, 88 mph.

It really wasn’t so long ago that a pitcher who threw 92 or 93 mph was called a “fireballe…

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