The Gauntlet of 26-Letter Lineups

Its nice to be gaining a reputation for certain kinds of analyses.  Twitter followers, Facebook friends and the like point out to you that “this would be right up your alley” or “has this ever happened in a game?” Such was the case last Friday morning, when ESPN’s Mark Simon DM’ed me the following: Threw … Read moreThe Gauntlet of 26-Letter Lineups

Salty, the Middle and Me

Yours truly spotted a quirky occurrence regarding names and lengths of words during last night’s RedSox-Phillies game.  I alerted my ESPN-aligned Twitter followers/friends to it, and a few hours later, this happened on ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight”. Thank you @SBerthiaumeESPN for the shout-out. [My thanks to @bubbaprog for the video]

Craig Calcaterra likes me (or at least my geekdom)

I sent Craig Calcaterra the info on the number of 7-3 games, and he posted this: Sometimes I take pride in myself over my baseball geekdom. And then someone like Dianagram comes along and reveals me to be a rank amateur.  Yet the momentary sadness I feel when I realize how wanting I am in … Read moreCraig Calcaterra likes me (or at least my geekdom)

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