Saturday links

They’ve gone through physical training.  They’ve fine-tuned their hitting, pitching and fielding skills.  Now, MLB rookies must go through a special class to  “prepare them for life under the lights: how to live with the attention”. 

In other words, don’t post incriminating photos on the Facebook and Twitter, rubes.


A few years ago, it was hard to get any info at all on winter league action.  Not so much anymore.  Teams are getting ready for the Caribbean Series.


bi The Pirates unveiled a statue of Bill Mazeroski at PNC.  Word has it, Maz was pretty teary-eyed at the event.  The statue depicts him hitting his famous homerun against the Yankees in the 1960 World Series.  I’m not a Pirate fan but I’d rather have it showing his fielding prowess.  Your thoughts?


On a personal note, tomorrow is my big day at the Kiwanis Sports Trivia Championship.  My friend Shawn and I are team are teaming up to hopefully going to show our sports trivia prowess (or embarrass ourselves trying).  Wish us luck!

2 Responses to “Saturday links”

  1. That home run is the ONLY reason he’s in the HOF. There have been alot of slick fielding secondbasemen.

  2. Posts like this make the itnnreet such a treasure trove

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