Should Barry Bonds be elected to Baseball Hall of Fame?

Nomination for Major League Baseball’s 2013 Class for the Hall of Fame have been released. And not since Pete Rose has there been a more controversial grouping of Barry Bonds, Roger Clemons, and Sammy Sosa, whose careers have been tainted by steroid use. Okay SF Giants fans, spill the beans…should #25 go to Cooperstown or not?

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Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates battle for worst MLB team in 2011

I have an ongoing bet with my friend Bernard who, for lack of a better location, is an avid, yet long-suffering, fan of the Seattle Mariners. Last year I won our annual bet that the Pittsburgh Pirates would lose more games than the Mariners. This year I offered “points” like a two-three-game head start, but Bernard turned me down. He thinks the Seattle nine are still the worst and can win the bet without any help or head start. See his comments. Continue reading “Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates battle for worst MLB team in 2011”

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Will SF Giants and 49ers boycott Arizona teams?

As the current flap concerning Arizona’s new immigration law takes center stage, Major League Baseball and the National Football League are rumored to be considering boycotts of Arizona professional sports teams

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Following the childlike tantrums of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome and Supervisors, and President Obama against Arizona’s new immigration reform law, rumours are swirling around the upper ecehelons of professional sports, concerning possible plans to boycott Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Arizona Diamondbacks and the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. The complexity of possible schedule changes alone would prohibit MLB from canceling or rescheduling any games in the 2010 season until after its midseason All-Star break. Continue reading “Will SF Giants and 49ers boycott Arizona teams?”

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