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My name is Dickerson…Chris Dickerson

, Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 6:41 PM Comments (2)

My secret is that I use two bats...

My secret is that I use two bats...

A couple of weeks ago I did a column on rookie pitchers that debuted in 2008 and analyzed what their prospects were for future success. I thought I might follow that up with a column on the rookie hitters that debuted in 2008. To do this, pilule I took a look at the 119 hitters that debuted last year and to minimize the analysis, pills I looked only at those hitters with at least 100 AB’s and an OBP at least .325 and a SLG of at least .375. To make sure that I didn’t miss anyone, I also looked at anyone with an OBP over .350 or a SLG of at least .425. Here are the top 10:
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If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you

, Friday, February 6, 2009 at 2:45 AM Comments (1)

If you have ever listened to sports talk radio or watched ESPN for more than five minutes, ampoule you have probably heard the reasons that college football can’t create a playoff system. It goes something like this: 1) The BCS exists to make the rich football conferences richer. 2) The bowl system can’t be changed because there is too much money involved. 3) Extending the season would dramatically affect the ability of student athletes to complete their classes.
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Every Rookie Pitcher in the House Throw Your Hands Up

, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 12:53 AM Comments (1)

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No One Boos the Guy who Finishes First… Except for A-Rod

, Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 7:18 PM Comments (7)

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Jack Morris, the Hall of Fame, and why we can’t trust our own brains

, Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 12:59 AM Comments (3)

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