Category Archives: All-Star Game

2012 Quarter Season All-Stars

Most teams have played 42 or 43 games at this point in the season, enough to at least begin to evaluate player seasons. We know that Josh Hamilton’s excellence is more than a streak. Albert Pujols’s futility is more than … Continue reading

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All-Time Dream Team

For an upcoming project, blogger Graham Womack of Baseball: Past and Present is asking contributors to name their All-Time Dream Teams- that is, the best player ever at each position. “Imagine a one-off sandlot game and choose any nine players … Continue reading

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All-Harmony Game

In honor of Dr. King, an All-Star game of racial harmony, in which each position will feature a European American player, an African American player, an Asian American player, and a Latin American player. Rather than pitting the races against … Continue reading

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All-Star Voting Pet Peeves

When I joined the Baseball Bloggers Alliance last week, I was most excited to vote on awards, including the All-Star teams. While I understand why MLB wants fans to vote on the All-Stars (the game is for the fans, after … Continue reading

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Midseason All-Star Picks

I couldn’t be much more excited to participate in my first Baseball Bloggers Alliance election. A lot has changed since I picked my my Quarter Season All-Stars. Russell Martin has faded into irrelevance, Andre Ethier stopped getting a hit every … Continue reading

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Quarter Season All-Stars

As of today, teams have played 38 to 41 games, which means the 2011 baseball season is about one quarter over. Let’s look at the players who have had the most success over the last six weeks. I’ll build a … Continue reading

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All-Better-Than-Average Game

Omar Infante Evan Meek Jason Heyward Hong-Chih Kuo Michael Bourn Marlon Byrd Chris Young Ty Wigginton Matt Thornton Trevor Cahill John Buck This isn’t a “these guys are All-Stars and Kevin Youkilis and Felix Hernandez aren’t” post. I promise. If … Continue reading

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