Good morning, campers!
Here are recent links that will keep you from sending in those TPS reports on time:
- ESPN Sweet Spot’s David Schoenfield reminisces at the times spent with his dad in the Kingdome’s bleacher seats.
- It is hardly controversial to contend that Johnny Damon has not had a Hall of Fame career, but Beyond the Boxscore’s Bill Petti provides one of the more effective arguments.
- Head for the hills, Joe Morgan: the trailer for “Moneyball,” starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, is out.
- From the Upper Deck analyzes the July 2008 trade between the Pirates and Yankees from Pittsburgh’s perspective.
- Richard Rothschild of Sports Illustrated: “It’s time to get rid of Wrigley.” Really?
- Is Mets pitcher Dillon Gee the second coming of Rick Reed, asks Near-Genius Nephew of Big Bad Baseball, or is the roof about to cave in?
- Bud Selig claims to have been an agent of change in the early 1990s, but Murray Chass remembers things a little differently.
- The Angels released Scott Kazmir. Mat Gleason of SB Nation Los Angeles bemoans the trade that brought him to Anaheim. Mets fans can sympathize.
- Writing in Forbes, Maury Brown points out that Houston businessman and prospective Astros owner Jim Crane is quite a controversial figure.
Would the Royals’ Jeff Francoeur have swung at and hit this pitch?
Have a walk-off week!