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    October 13, 2014:
    Hurdle Wins 2nd Consecutive Connie Mack Award

    Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle were named the 2014 Connie Mack Award winners today by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA). The Connie Mack Award recognizes those considered the top manager for the season. This is the second straight year for Hurdle to take home the hardware from the BBA […]

    October 11, 2014: Boston Chapter Weighs in for the BBA’s Willie Mays Award.

    The Willie Mays Award is awarded by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) to the Best Rookie in each League; this year, the Boston Chapter has selected Jose Abreu, the Cuban phenom who played first base for the Chicago White Sox during the 2014 Campaign. A career .295 hitter in Cuba, Abreu holds the home run […]

    October 10, 2014: Boston Chapter Weighs in for the BBA’s Connie Mack Award.

    Every year, the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) comes together to vote on their selections for the BBA Post Season Awards. Each chapter gets 2 votes in their league for each award, and it is up to them how they are gathered. The Boston Chapter, voting on the best and brightest of […]

    Red Sox 4, Cleveland 7, in 12:
    And then THIS happened….

    Ya know… I like Cleveland. I like Terry Francona, and I like the 47 former Red Sox players who are currently playing for them. (Not too fond of Jason Giambi–but that is probably no surprise). They are my Dad’s favorite team. If I didn’t like the Red Sox so much, I could probably be a […]

    January 8, 2014:
    Hall Call Day…

    The BBWAA has spoken: At 2:00pm today, the announced the 2014 Hall of Fame Class, with Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank “The Big Hurt” Thomas being selected as the Class of 2014. Garnering 555 (97.2%), 525 (91.9%) and 478 (83.7%) votes, they well exceeded the 429, or 75% mark needed for admission. Sucks to […]

    December 30, 2013:
    Maddux, Thomas, and Glavine Garner
    BBA Recommendations for the Hall.

    The Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) recommended three players from the official Hall of Fame ballot to be inducted into Cooperstown this summer. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, most closely associated with the Atlanta Braves, and long-time Chicago White Sox first baseman/designated hitter Frank Thomas reached the 75% threshold when BBA members cast their ballots. […]

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