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There was a self-help book that came out awhile back called Eat the Frog. Don’t know where it came from since I never read this type of literature (not that there’s anything wrong with it). The premise is, you get the tough stuff out of the way first and the rest is easy-peasy. I guess […]

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Here’s an unlikely project, due out next month from Doubleyday: Hall of Famers Bob Gibson and Reggie Jackson have collaborated on Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk about How the Game is Played, written with Lonnie Wheeler, whose previous boosk include Hank Aaron’s autobiography, I […]

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* Forget "The Book"

April 25, 2008

Remember “The Book,” that Bible-like tome where-in lay all the answers to baseball strategy? Forget it, according to this article in The Wall Street Journal. Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa, Ron Washington, and Co. are rewriting the rules, making it up as they go along, bucking traditional/ conventional wisdom to tailor their maneuvers to the modern […]

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