Tag Archives: Jim Leyland

Predicting the 2013 Baseball Season

The 2013 baseball season, which opens on April Fools’ Day, promises to make a fool of all prognosticators. Nothing new in this. How could one imagine the Fall Classic when spring has barely sprung? To make things even a little … Continue reading

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How Sweet It Is

The Detroit Tigers demolished the New York Yankees to win the American League pennant for the eleventh time in their (the Tigers’s) storied history: the team of Ty Cobb and Hank Greenberg and Al Kaline among many other greats. The … Continue reading

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Yankees Chewed up and Spit out by the Detroit Tigers

Ultimately, Papa Hemingway was right: I (Evander) fear the Tigers of Detroit. In spite of my various conniptions and positions on the sofa last night, radio on and off, TV sound off and on, doing anything short of standing on … Continue reading

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Terry Francona Reported on the Ropes…James Dean Dead 56 Years

Red Sox Nation is reeling, and the Boston Red Sox Web site, as well as other sources, are reporting the probable departure of manager Terry Francona. If this comes to pass in 2011 (now 5772 on the Jewish calendar), and … Continue reading

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Tigers Not in Rajasthan but in Detroit

Like the big cat I am, I’m going way out on a limb and picking the Detroit Tigers as the American League Wild Card team of 2011. (Cricket fans: The Wild Card is the team with the second-best record in … Continue reading

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