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Forum: Scrawling On The Scorecard 11-30-2004, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,028
Posted By pwdennis
Wish List 1) The NL to adopt the DH 2)...

Wish List

1) The NL to adopt the DH
2) Baseball to maintain the unbalanced schedule & eliminate interleague play
3) Elimination of the balk rule
4) World Series to simply alternate home field...
Forum: Scrawling On The Scorecard 11-24-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,236
Posted By pwdennis
I think that using seassons as a criterion is a...

I think that using seassons as a criterion is a bit misleading. I liked Edgar a lot but in seasons where McGwire was healthy, there was no batter pitchers would have rather not faced than McGwire...
Forum: Scrawling On The Scorecard Discussion 10-06-2004, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,471
Posted By pwdennis
I'm okay with a blog but also okay with the...

I'm okay with a blog but also okay with the status quo
Forum: Entertainment 06-14-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By pwdennis
I was not a real fan of his writing, but I...

I was not a real fan of his writing, but I enjoyed his appearences on TV and radio. I last heard him on the radio a couple of days ago - I think on Mike & Mike but it may have been on Pardon The...
Forum: Seventh Inning Stretch 06-14-2004, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By pwdennis
Kruk's work, both scribed and spoken has gotten...

Kruk's work, both scribed and spoken has gotten progresively better

Never a dull moment
Forum: Entertainment 06-10-2004, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By pwdennis
A true colossus Whether performing R&B,...

A true colossus

Whether performing R&B, C&W, Pop or Jazz he was the ultimate soulful performer


RIP
Forum: Scrawling On The Scorecard Discussion 06-09-2004, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,449
Posted By pwdennis
My earlier comments look remarkably pessimistic,...

My earlier comments look remarkably pessimistic, thus far
Forum: Seventh Inning Stretch 06-09-2004, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By pwdennis
Exactly - as a film it was better than most...

Exactly - as a film it was better than most baseball films of its time but not close to being up to modern standards for baseball movies
Forum: Entertainment 06-06-2004, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Rwr
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Posted By pwdennis
Rwr

Former sportscaster, actor and TV host (General Electric Theater and Death Valley Days) Ronald W. Reagan has passed away at the age of 93, after a long bout with Alzheimers. Since we aren't supposed...
Forum: Baseball History 06-03-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By pwdennis
Charlie Hough played exactly long enough to see...

Charlie Hough played exactly long enough to see his career record drop to .500. Over the last six years of his career he went 52-72 with ERA+ just slightly below average except during his last season...
Forum: Entertainment 06-01-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By pwdennis
You are misquoting me Sir What I said was...

You are misquoting me Sir

What I said was "Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong were known throughout the world - all greatly more significant in their time than Bob Marley.

Even today...
Forum: Entertainment 06-01-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By pwdennis
Actually, no. It is difficult even sample...

Actually, no. It is difficult even sample everything that one should read, let alone everything one wants to read
Forum: Baseball History 05-31-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,290
Posted By pwdennis
Quite true - the period 1963-1975 represents a...

Quite true - the period 1963-1975 represents a complete aberration to the historical trend that started in the 1920s
Forum: Baseball History 05-31-2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,290
Posted By pwdennis
Clemens vs Maddux The fact that Clemens is 3...

Clemens vs Maddux


The fact that Clemens is 3 yrs older with only about 1.5 seasons worth of innings than Maddux is entirely attributable to the fact that Clemens went to college before entering...
Forum: Active Player News, Analysis, & Commentary 05-29-2004, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By pwdennis
At least the rumor suggests that maybe he beat...

At least the rumor suggests that maybe he beat the cancer again. I certainly hope so
Forum: Entertainment 05-29-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By pwdennis
Buffy scholars ?????????

Buffy scholars ?????????
Forum: Baseball Library 05-29-2004, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By pwdennis
Yes - in fact it is one of my favorite books, the...

Yes - in fact it is one of my favorite books, the only Philip Roth novel I really liked. Although it's been 20 years since I read the book , I still think Luke Gofannon belongs in Cooperstown !

I...
Forum: Entertainment 05-28-2004, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By pwdennis
Not a bad choice for the literate world (alas,...

Not a bad choice for the literate world (alas, most folks aren't literate)
Forum: Baseball History 05-28-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By pwdennis
Ditto playing beside Andruw Jones

Ditto playing beside Andruw Jones
Forum: Entertainment 05-28-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By pwdennis
Ellington and Armstrong were known in Africa -...

Ellington and Armstrong were known in Africa - how well known is Marley behind the old Iron Curtain ? The truth is there are large numbers of Americans who couldn't tell you who Bob Marley is/was....
Forum: Entertainment 05-28-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By pwdennis
Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong...

Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong were known throughout the world - all greatly more significant in their time than Bob Marley.

Even today the music of Jim Reeves can be found...
Forum: Baseball History 05-28-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,290
Posted By pwdennis
Yes, but batters take more pitches and swing and...

Yes, but batters take more pitches and swing and miss at more pitches. The lessened contact causes pitchers to need to make more pitches per batter to record an out. In the early days batters strove...
Forum: Entertainment 05-27-2004, 09:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,049
Posted By pwdennis
mostly political stuff - Dick Morris' book on...

mostly political stuff - Dick Morris' book on Hilary is a real eye-opener - and various baseball books
Forum: Seventh Inning Stretch 05-27-2004, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,428
Posted By pwdennis
Shea Stadium Memorial Stadium (Baltimore) Safeco...

Shea Stadium
Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
Safeco Field
Comiskey Park (old)
Wrigley Field
Municipal Stadium (Cleveland)
Kauffman Stadium
The Big A (Anaheim)
Oakland Coliseum
Arlington (Old)
Forum: Bruce Markusen's Cooperstown Confidential 05-27-2004, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By pwdennis
Tommy Davis was a fine player. While 1962 was a...

Tommy Davis was a fine player. While 1962 was a bit of a fluke (it was the expansion year for the NL, following the 1961 expansion in the AL), but there is no doubt that the ankle injury robbed him...
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