Tag Archives: Tony LaRussa

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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St. Louis Cardinals Making Noise

The Cardinals have tied the Milwaukee Brewers at one game apiece and are heading home to St. Louis. These are tough birds indeed. The probability of being in this position was slim. Although the Cardinals are the hardest-hitting team in … Continue reading

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The Semiotics of Baseball

The game-within-the-game dictates the passing of signs from the dugout to the field, and sometimes from dugout to dugout. This game of chess is covered in Right Off the Bat, and is a factor in the ongoing NLCS between the … 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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