Tag Archives: Grapefruit League

The Greatest Hitter Ever May Not Be Who(m) You Think

I (Evander) was in some Hotstove/Grapefruit/Cactus Leagues discussions with friends. One, a mathematician named Paul, said he had seen an ESPN claim that the three greatest St. Louis Cardinals were Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, and Ozzie Smith. We love the … Continue reading


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In the Beginning

To affirm that hope springs eternal, as the thermometer dips to 2 degrees F, a New York City/Right off the Bat HQ record for any February 20, teams are assembling to begin Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues training. Yesterday and today! … Continue reading

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Who Is Dan Le Batard? A-Rod We Know

I (Evander) will answer my subject-line question directly. Dan Le Batard has been stripped of his National Baseball Hall of Fame voting privileges by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, for turning over his vote to Deadspin. The suspension lasts … Continue reading

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