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Posted on 20. May, 2011 by .

 
Catching up with Enerio Del Rosario

It was almost a calendar year ago today that I proudly wrote an article about Enerio Del Rosario, the first player from any of my Dayton Dragons teams to make it to the Major Leagues. He appeared for the Cincinnati Reds before being designated for assignment and being traded to the Houston Astros late in […]


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Posted on 29. Apr, 2011 by .

 
Jerry Sands, the Minor Leaguer

I always felt one of the coolest parts of my job with the Dayton Dragons during my three seasons was watching the future of Major League Baseball.  Sure, a very small percentage will actually make it to the big leagues and get even a “cup of coffee,” but each team was filled with so called […]


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Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by .

 
My Cup of Coffee

For a guy that does not drink coffee, and cannot stand the taste of coffee flavored products, I have never wanted a cup so bad the last few years.  Being a member of the baseball community, a “cup of coffee” does not mean what it sounds like.  I know all you Seinfeld fans are thinking […]


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Posted on 23. Mar, 2011 by .

 
Drug Testing Good, Product Testing Bad

I respect what Major League Baseball has done the last few years to “clean up the game,” and try to eliminate all performance enhancing drugs.  I understand that it can be a pain for a player to have to pee in a cup a few times a season at random times, and sit through numerous […]


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Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by .

 
Vote for new West Michigan Whitecaps Outrageous Food

I have talked many times about the great food at Fifth Third Ballpark in Michigan, home to the West Michigan Whitecaps. I have written several stories about the 5/3 Burger and the Declaration of Indigestion.  The team prides itself not only on outstanding food, but also the bizarre items.  It is that time of year […]


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Posted on 31. Dec, 2010 by .

 
Sad to see 2010 go, but Happy New Year!

As a sports fan, I will be sad to see 2010 go.  In most years I feel I end up disappointed by outcomes of my favorite teams, but this year is an exception to the rule. The Cincinnati Reds appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 1995 allowing October Baseball to extend to […]


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Posted on 21. Dec, 2010 by .

 
The Fighter: Homer Bailey or Christian Bale?

I went to the movies the other night (surprise, surprise) to see the new movie The Fighter.  I knew it was up for quite a few awards so that made it a must for me to see right away. I also enjoy Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams who are the three main stars […]


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Posted on 02. Dec, 2010 by .

 
Addicted to Angry Birds!!

I admit it, when it comes to trends, fashions and what is “in,” I tend to follow the crowd.  Sometimes I am a bit late recognizing what is going on, but I eventually get where everyone else is going.  This could be because I am narrow minded and not looking around enough or it could […]


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Posted on 21. Nov, 2010 by .

 
Gold Glove Awards Mean Nothing

When gathering with buddies the other night, we were discussing the announcement of the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award to be announced tomorrow and the possibility of Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds winning the award.  Being a homegrown product, and dealing with him while I working for the Dayton Dragons, I think […]


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Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by .

 
Owltown Baseball Card Shop

I am very fortunate that to have some great friends.  Our close group has been together for years, dating back from when we were kids, attending some of the same summer camps, and then high school.  There has been some distance in the group starting with college, but we have stayed in great contact and […]


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