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Posts from — January 2006

This is my Cuban team for the WBC '06

On March 3 the first WBC (World Baseball Classic)will begin in the Tokyo Dome in Japan.Since at the present time Major League Baseball still trying to get Visas for the Cubans of Cuba.
Here I give you the “Free Cuba” team, made
of Cuban players living here in the United States
or in other free nations.

By Amaury Pi-González

Click below for Amaury’s team plus his comments on why this team is the proper one to represent Cuba in the tournament.

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January 4, 2006   No Comments

Marty Lurie's Hall of Fame Choices for 2006

With the announcement scheduled for Tuesday January 10th of the class for Baseball’s Hall of Fame, check out my podcast of the history of the Hall of Fame selection process plus my choices for induction into the Hall in 2006.

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January 3, 2006   No Comments

Bruce Bochte

I really think it’d be great if you could convince Bruce to give an interview.

Read this.

Sam Kaufman (a fan) [

January 3, 2006   No Comments

2005 Top Stories, Who Knows What 2006 Has in Store

When I compiled my list of the top stories of 2005 it hit me that I really hadn’t anticipated most of them.

Which leads me to the conclusion: baseball is the one sport where the unexpected happens no matter how carefully one prepares for the season.

Two reasons: one is the injury factor, you never know who is going to get hurt during the season. Two, the length of the baseball season, which in actuality begins in February, gives plenty of opportunity for things to happen correct themselves, then happen again.

My number one story for 2005 is the White Sox world championship. I said last winter that they had made the most definitive moves of the off season, but who saw the dominance from day one in April all the way through to the dismantling of the Astros in the world series in late October for their first crown since 1917.

Click below for the remainder of my top 10 list of the most significant stories of 2005. [Read more →]

January 1, 2006   No Comments