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Whose line is it anyway?

MICHAEL: Today we received an email from a reader who wanted to know the meaning behind the expression “The Mendoza Line.” You may have heard Eric or I use this term during the course of a radio interview as it is a standard phrase for those of us who dwell in the annals of major … Continue reading

Losing three perfect games in the last four years

ERIC: Congratulations go to Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners, who twirled the 23rd perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball today, beating the Tampa Bay Rays, 1-0. The 26-year-old right-hander needed only 112 pitches to complete his gem, and he registered 12 strikeouts along the way, striking out the side twice in … Continue reading

Nominate entries for our next book…

MICHAEL: Eric and I have been busy putting together the outline for our next book Baseball’s Could Have Beens: Major League Mishaps, Misfortunes, and Mistakes. This follow-up to You Stink! features 30 ballplayers who had a ton of potential, but whose careers ended prematurely, as well as the histories of MLB teams that finished far … Continue reading

Dethroned: The 2001 and 2003 World Series

MICHAEL: Baseball in 2001 will always be remembered, not for the games that took place during the regular season, but for the patriotism and heroic tributes that took place in the wake of the 9/11 terrorists attacks. On September 11th the world changed forever, as two hijacked airplanes were flown into the World Trade Center … Continue reading

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“We always read about the good teams and the great players, but it’s the bad teams and the horrific players that help build teams’ rich histories. You Stink! lets you know, that it can always be worse, and makes you appreciate your ball club that much more!” - Matt Lambert, a Cleveland Indians fan -----------------------------------------“Gave Dad a copy of You Stink! about the worst baseball teams and players in history. The review: ‘a home run.’” - Scott Gosnell, Columbus, OH

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