Tag Archives: Johnny Damon

Happy Halloween!

Exploding head batter and baserunner   I’ve been lax with the posts, but I’ve been simultaneously enthralled with the postseason and uninspired to write about it. I suspect I’ll get back to the blogging after the World Series is over. But for now, here are a few pumpkins my wife and I carved in previous

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The new Topps

2010 Topps 1 front Every year, I buy myself a pack or two of the new Topps cards to see what they’ve come up with, and this year I may be buying quite a few more. The new design is one of the best in recent memory, and their cards of late haven’t even been

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All the right moves for the Yanks … for once

The thing that strikes me about the Yankees’ signing of Johnny Damon is that they needed him. Not for leadoff, necessarily, because I think the Yanks are just fine with Derek Jeter batting first and Alex Rodriguez or Hideki Matsui or, if he could develop into a decent contact and doubles hitter, Robinson Cano batting

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ALCS Game 7: Evil Empire crumbles

Yesterday’s games: Red Sox 10, Yankees 3 Cardinals something, Astros less Red Sox win series 4-3 Let’s face it, this was the game of the year. Sure, my prediction from the start of the postseason turned out to be wrong, but as I said then — I couldn’t see myself calling it until it was

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