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And Now It’s Time for the Happy Recap

Following every Mets victory, the franchise’s late, great radio voice, Bob Murphy, would exclaim, “And now it’s time for the happy recap.” After just about four years of contributing to Right ...

Reveille 2/3/15

Good morning. Here are several links from the past week that will make your Monday Tuesday at the office a bit more bearable: Dave Cameron of Fangraphs asks what the final offensive play call for the Seahawks ...

About That Play Call

I had planned to postpone Reveille until Tuesday in recognition of Super Bowl XLIX but, in thinking up a post on the Big Game, expected to scribble something on this ...

R.I.P., Mr. Cub

Hall of Famer and almost certainly the most beloved Cub of all time, Ernie Banks, has died. He was 83. When Banks left the Negro American League to join the Cubs ...

John Sterling’s Home: It Is Gone!

Via the New York Post: A massive fire tore through a New Jersey apartment complex Wednesday night, leaving hundreds homeless — including Yankees radio broadcaster John Sterling. “I think my apartment is ...

Golden Years for Golden Bear

At my own web site, I wish a happy 75th birthday to perhaps the greatest sportsman (in all facets/meanings of that word) of our lifetimes, Jack Nicklaus. Please take a look. Herewith, ...

Reveille 1/20/15

Good morning. Here are several links from the past week that will make your Monday Tuesday at the office a bit more bearable: Several trades of note took place since last week, among them: ...

Lucroy Heading to Washington . . . for SOTU

Over at Baseball Think Factory, the headline of this morning’s post read, “ESPN: Lucroy Heads to Washington.” Naturally, that sent my mind racing, mostly centering around the thought, “No ####### Way!!!” ...

Reveille 1/12/15

Good morning. Here are several links from the past week that will make your Monday at the office a bit more bearable: Thanks to the Rays, the A’s have a new middle infield for ...