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"Fastball" on Netflix Now

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Just saw this--- great documentary on the fastball through the ages. From Walter Johnson to Aroldis Chapman., with some Bob Feller, Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax and Steve Dalkowski et. al. in between.

99% invisible "On Ballparks", AKA "What we Lost in the Demolition"

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This is a fascinating look at how modern ballparks were forever changed by the opening of Camden Yards, and while the White Sox stadium was never mentioned in the podcast, its opening 1 year prior is stark and bitter contrast to the new paradigm in ball parks, down to the use (or refusal) to use the word Stadium in reference to a baseball facility. We can only lament 'what could have been'.

White Sox Spring Broadcast Schedule

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These are the White Sox' broadcasts for the spring. This doesn't include the other teams' broadcasts so there should be a few extra games to watch.

Dick Allen & four others who fell a single vote shy of the HOF

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Article focuses on five candidates who came one vote away from HOF. Of the five, only Allen & maybe Marvin Miller would get my vote.

Weird statistical finishes of Frazier's 40 home run & Shields' 19 loss seasons

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Articles examines odd statistical finishes of 2016, including Frazier missing 100 RBIs despite 40 homers and Shields just missing lossing 20

Offseason Plans with 2017 Steamer Projections

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Will update as other projections are released.

Harold Baines isn't banking on his Hall of Fame chances

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Harold Baines is up for the Hall of Fame again, this time via the Today's Game Ballot in December.

mike's 2017 offseason plan roundup

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Indexed rosters. I'll add projections as they're released.

2016 Offseason Plan Tallies

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updated with 2016 BP WARP for catcher, fWAR for pitchers and other position players