Fun with baseball

Why do Wrigleyville residents complain about living near Wrigley Field?

It bothers me so immensely when Wrigleyville residents complain about “how hard” it is to get home on game days. Um. Wrigley Field was here WAYYY long before any of its residents. 100% of the people who live in Wrigleyville moved there after the park was built. Every person who lives there should know that …

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Luis Salazar played against the Cubs in the 1984 playoffs

Did you know the great third baseman Luis Salazar of the 1989-1992 Chicago Cubs also played for the 1984 Padres? The despised 1984 Padres that beat the beloved Cubs in the 1984 playoffs. Luis Salazar even played three games in those playoffs against the Cubs. Here’s how he did: Game 2: Hitting 7th, 3B, 0-for-3, …

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Best baseball card shop online

If you want to buy a bunch of baseball cards from one seller online, where do you go? Checkoutmycards.com has lots of great sellers of cards. But you probably don’t want to pay shipping from multiple sellers. You want one seller. You want two things. 1) A large inventory 2) Cheap prices I took the …

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All perfect reviews for Rickey Henderson’s autobiography

Base stealers in baseball are the best. Sports highlights should show ballplayers stealing bases instead of hitting homeruns. The greatest basestealer of all time, Rickey Henderson has his own autobiography from 1993, “Off Base: Confessions of a Thief.” Given Henderson’s arrogance, you’d think there would be some bad reviews of the book, but instead all …

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Autograph Aesthetics

Art. Baseball cards. Art as collectible. Baseball cards as collectible.Art signed. Baseball cards autographed.Art as aesthetic object. Baseball card as aesthetic object.The mark of the artist. The mark of a baseball player.Paintings are indexed in catalogs. Baseball cards are indexed in catalogs. Some baseball player autographs have wonderful aesthetic qualities. I went on eBay and …

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MLB baseball stadiums with wifi internet access

Here’s a comprehensive a list of ballparks that have wifi. If you have any updates, please let me know in the comments below. MLB baseball stadiums with wifi: Atlanta Braves (Turner Field) — Free Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field) — Free Houston Astros (Minute Maid Stadium) — $3.95 for a 4 game pack — 225 access …

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