Tag Archives: Bobby Thomson

(Im)probabilities

No one is going to confuse Martin and me with Theo Epstein or Bill James. Truthfully, the term Sabermetrics largely gets nary a nod in Right Off the Bat. Why? It all goes back to “leet” childhood. [“Feed-in”]…I remember practically flunking … Continue reading

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Nogoodnik Howie Spira Speaks

A name from the dim past of the 1980s has resurfaced. Selected by the late George Steinbrenner to dig up dirt on his high-paid star, Dave Winfield, Spira now bares all in an interview with New York radio station WINS. … Continue reading

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Ally Pally and the Bobby Thomson Word Picture

Martin’s back! I think I drove him nuts making all those fine-tunings in Right Off the Bat second proof. No extra trees will die as a result of these alterations. But the blood pressure may creep up with the (tree) … Continue reading

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