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The first 57hits podcast episode

Here is the very first podcast episode for 57hits.com. I talk about why Andre Dawson left the Cubs after the 1992 season. After barraging my friend, Abhay, for 23 minutes on instant messenger about Andre Dawson in 1992, he finally said, “Have you thought about starting a podcast just talking baseball?” Shaking my head, I […]

Game 5 scorecard for 2016 World Series

Game 5 scorecard for 2016 World Series

Fun to draw for a win It’s rather funny how doing public scorecards changes your perception of the game. You want the win, not just for the win; but because a win usually comes with some good events to highlight. A home run, maybe. Or some stellar defense. Doing a scorecard when your team doesn’t […]

Andre Dawson Beanbrawls Sports Illustrated cover

Andre Dawson: beanball master

Did you know that Andre Dawson lead the NL in hit by pitch four times? Hit By Pitch 1978 NL 12 (1st) 1979 NL 6 (9th) 1980 NL 6 (1st) 1981 NL 7 (1st) 1982 NL 8 (2nd) 1983 NL 9 (1st) 1986 NL 6 (6th) 1987 NL 7 (5th) 1993 AL 13 (3rd) Career […]

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