After the tirade last night by Big Z, Carlos Zambrano , I decided to really see if the team could be done. Amazingly, there's probably only one player on the list that the casual fan may not remember. Many of them are currently playing as well. So, here is the all Chachi team. Other All Time Teams. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom.
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Search Our Blog. AL Blog Roll. The Seattle Times. Cards manager apologizes after curse-filled rant goes viral 18 minutes ago. It's an even bigger shame that they didn't level with the fans - the people who pay the bills - and explain what exactly happened to make Neukom walk away from a game he loves, less than a year after delivering a World Series title to San Francisco. We're all adults here, and simply denying any real friction with Neukom is poor theater at best. Clearly, Neukom rubbed his fellow owners the wrong way in a big way.
Whether it was a compensation flap, as my colleagues in the metro department are reporting today, or a case of bad communication with his co-owners, as many others have surmised, this is a bad chapter in Giants history. Humble Luck : Andrew Luck lives a life most of us can't imagine. He is the starting quarterback on the nation's sixth-ranked team. Going into Saturday night's game at Arizona, he had completed more than 68 percent of his passes this season, making him the front-runner for early-season Heisman Trophy consideration.
He has the best winning percentage Better than John Elway 's. Better than Jim Plunkett 's. He will become the winningest quarterback in Stanford history this season. Next year, he is likely to be the No. And he goes to Stanford, aiming to get an architecture degree from one of the nation's best universities. Put it all together, and one could excuse the young man for having a bit of a big head. Not even. When asked last week if all the fame and prospective fortune has changed him, Luck gave me an aw-shucks look and played off the notion. If I do get a big head, the guys in the locker room will set me straight pretty quick.
Although it's hard to believe Luck could improve on last year's season, Stanford head coach David Shaw has noticed subtle changes. He's really taken on an ownership role He not only knows his job, but everyone else's job. When told of his coach's praise, Luck took a second to consider that opinion and shrugged it off.
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Instead, I'd like to examine the true intent of Michael Lewis ' best-selling book, upon which the film is based. As my colleague Susan Slusser points out in her analysis of its effect on baseball, which you can read in this section today, "Moneyball" was really a business book about exploiting market inefficiencies. General manager Billy Beane and his assistant Paul DePodesta had identified on-base percentage among other things as one of the attributes undervalued by baseball's traditionalists.
They pursued players others ignored or discarded. And those fringe players helped propel a team full of homegrown stars to the brink of greatness. They fell short, and the strategies at play soon were adopted by most other teams in the major leagues. So the A's moved to other metrics. And Beane probably wishes he took that job in Boston. I detest the ads which bombard visitors to Baseball Cube, but they've got the most complete stats I could find on minor league players -- at least as far back as their data base covers. They also include some collegiate stats, thought never the ones which I happened to be searching for at the time.
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Report post. Posted February 8, But for those who don't, here you are: These 13 indispensible sites I glace at every morning with my coffee and often before I hit the sack. I don't know why. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Moose Milligan. Well done, good compilation.
Should be stickied. Posted February 8, edited. Art Wing. Pretty awesome stuff to get all of the links together my friend, thank you. I second the suggestion to sticky this thread. Migrant Redbird. Please sticky this. Great work thanks for the effort. Good list.