Tag Archives: Ron Washington

Once round the Sun for Right Off the Bat

Our blue sphere has made one revolution round the sun, and in the words of James Joyce, “by a commodious vicus of recirculation back to” today, July 12, 2012, Martin and I have thus officially completed one year in print—between … Continue reading

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Phones in the Dugout, Part 2

Turns out our blogger William Van Ornum was prescient in his recent decoding and deconstruction of bullpen-phone technology. A huge mix-up between baseball genius Tony La Russa and his bullpen coach, due to a supposed telecommunications miscue (in 2011!), helped … Continue reading

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Counterintuitive Ball

Both series come down to one-of or-two-of-two. The St. Louis Cardinals win one game, on the road in Milwaukee, and they are in the World Series. The Texas Rangers win one game, at home, and they are in the Series. … Continue reading

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Ron Washington, Interesting Manager of the Texas Rangers

Ron Washington has had an interesting career. He and I (Evander) are less than a year apart. There are few African American managers in the history of Major League Baseball, and their successes, for a variety of factors, are spotty. … Continue reading

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