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Update: A new title has been added to the mix and new prices are in effect. The changes have been reflected below. I don’t know about you, but I’m finding this year’s World Series match-up is less than a major rush. The folks at MLB and the rest of the media have their work cut […]

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Team of the Times?

April 6, 2011

A while back, The New York Times occasionally published Play, a sports supplement magazine. Sadly, that welcome Sunday extra disappeared, undoubtedly a victim of declining revenues. But the Times hearkened back to those flush days this week in its regular Sunday magazine. The excellent Pat Jordan opines — and not always favorably — on the […]

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Bits and pieces

February 5, 2011 · 2 comments

Another attempt to catch up on almost-forgotten items: An assessment of the 2011 Topps card set. Maybe it’s the nostalgia talking, but this looks like a set I’d like to have. Nice look, but there’s something about it that seems almost like a throwback to the days I was collecting (which I haven’t done for […]

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* Pat Jordan on Barry Zito

September 15, 2008

Jordan, who was Bouton before Bouton, contributed this in-depth profile into the soul of Barry Zito for “Play,” the regular sports magazine supplement for The NY Times.’ Zito, who’s been laboring mightily for the San Francisco Giants, is one of the games most “interesting” characters. In a less enlightened day, the current poster boy for […]

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Pat Jordan seems to be making a comeback. First his non-interview with Jose Canseco, then his non-interview with Josh Beckett. Now we have this Jordan profile, courtesy of Cardboardgods.com.

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Pat Jordan, who wrote about the difficulties of trying to interview Jose Canseco on Deadspin.com, does it again for Slate.com, this time with Josh Beckett, who declined the honor of a New York Times’ profile. This has become the curse of modern sports journalism. Writers and fans alike no longer get to know the object […]

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The colorful reliever for the Cubs, Mets, Phillies, and Rockies turns 41 today. Wendell received the Pat Jordan treatment in cover story for the New York Times Sunday Magazine on April 8, 1993 (PDF file).

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