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The Hit List: Top 11 baseball managers of all time

Source: Freep.com

Do you see Davey Johnson alongside the greats in baseball … managers? Over the weekend, Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post wrote about the pending retirement of Davey Johnson. He’s been a player and a manager. As a second baseman (mainly for the Baltimore Orioles and the Atlanta Braves), he was good — not great — but very More...

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Source: Orlando Sentinel
By Shawn Paul Wood On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Is the Marlins’ Jeffrey Loria the worst owner in sports?

It’s Miami. People spray paint on jerseys. It’s okay.   To answer that rhetorical question, let’s summon the nearly dead memory of L.A. Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling or the very dead More...

Chris Davis connects for his 50th homer of the season Friday night.
By R. Lincoln Harris On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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Chris Davis makes 50 home runs meaningful again

  Chris Davis connects for his 50th homer of the season Friday night. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) One thing I learned in my college economics classes (I took intro courses, and that was quite enough for More...

Chris Davis connects for a hit.
By Tyler Maher On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Orioles slugger Chris Davis continues offensive onslaught

  Chris Davis’ bat hasn’t slowed down in the second half. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Last season was Chris Davis‘ breakout year. The 26-year-old slugger, labeled a bust after failing to More...

Allen Craig connects for a hit.
By Mike Viso On Friday, July 26th, 2013

TTFB interview: Call to the pen with NBC’s Eytan Shander

  Eytan Shander has Allen Craig on his short list for National League MVP. Sometimes when you deal with big issues, you want a big personality. That’s exactly what we’re getting in this interview with NBC More...

Composite of two images of MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis at the plate.
By Mauricio Rubio On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

AL MVP debate: Chris Davis vs. Miguel Cabrera

  It’s Miggy vs. Crash in the AL MVP debate. MVP Award talk is heating up in the American League right now. Two sluggers are teasing at a historic home-run chase, and they are the two early favorites More...

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