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Jackie Robinson’s not so friendly departure from baseball

Great article on how alienated Jackie Robinson was from baseball at the end of his life. Very sad. Robinson never bothered to hide his antipathy toward the game he had done so much to change. He participated in very few of its ceremonial events over the years and refused to go to old timers games […]

The 2013 Hall of Fame class and the Keltner List

Over a year ago I applied the Keltner List test to Sammy Sosa and figured I’d do the same thing for most of the eligible candidates just for fun. Bill James came up with the Keltner List back in 1985 and I’ll let Wiki explain. The Keltner list is a systematic but non-numerical method for […]

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