Tag Archives: baseball hall of fame

Down to the Wire

Is Williams Pérez the next Big Sexy? There are three weeks to go in the MLB season. With ten playoff positions in the offing, there’s plenty to play for, and a number of Venezuelans are in the mix. In the … Continue reading

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The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Azócar

Gary Sanchez has had an incredible start to his New York Yankees career—9 home runs in his first 21 games. A first month like that invokes great debuts of Bronx Past, and one of them, I found out, was the … Continue reading

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Will He Stay or Will CarGo?

Before Carlos González of Maracaibo, Andres Galarraga of Caracas captured the hearts of Colorado fans, winning the first-ever MLB batting title by a criollo and playing five standout seasons. With a chance at becoming one of the all-time franchise greats, … Continue reading

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Feliz Cumpleaños, Little Louie

All Time Great Luis Aparicio turns 83. Continue reading

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Do the Right Thing: Table for 47

It’s often said the professional athletes earn too much money and that society should focus its resources on other things, like education and housing. But sometimes these millionaire ballplayers do the right thing with their cash. Take Martín Prado of the … Continue reading

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¡Ya Basta! As Much VZ BB as You Can Handle

The Mets lead Major League Baseball with a 9-game win streak and an 11-3 record, their first such start since the ’86 championship campaign. Last night young Wilmer Flores, whom the team spent most of the off-season trying to replace, went 2-for-4 to … Continue reading

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Finish What Ya Started?

Today’s title comes from a post-David-Lee-Roth Van Halen song, apparently inspired by Sammy Hagar’s nocturnal marital activities, which no one need delve into too deeply. We are a family blog, after all. But–Carlos Carrasco, what the heck? He’s just signed … Continue reading

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