Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Nationals could still make a run without Stephen Strasburg

GFBB Note:  It’s “always” about more than one guy. You go Nats!

The Diamond

GFBB Note: Another reminder of the passion baseball instills in us, not that we need reminding as we’re winding down the season in September. Good read ~

T.J. Kremer, III

I don’t remember the exact date my passion was first aroused. I don’t remember how old I was or what, exactly, first attracted me. It was something that just came naturally, I suppose, like breathing or eating or sleeping. What I do know for sure is that when I really think about it, I have always been in love… With baseball.

I couldn’t tell you when I saw my first game. Have no idea who was playing, whether it was a weekday or weekend game, if it was day or night. I don’t know if it was on television, or on the radio, or live in person. It could’ve been professional baseball players just as easily as it could’ve been neighborhood kids playing. But whenever and wherever it was, it hooked me for life.

Over the years I’ve watched or listened to hundreds, maybe thousands, of games. And like any…

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Latest MLB Leaders (March 28th-August 31st)

GFBB Note: Getting down to the wire folks! Here’s a good recap in easy-to-understand lingo.

The Unbiased MLB Fan

With the first five months of the 2012 MLB season in the books I thought I’d take the first day of the September to recap the season thus far.

Instead of talking about the events that have taken place so far this year, I decided to make a list of different categories and beside them name the player(s) that leads that particular category. I’m planning on posting an entry like this on the first day of each month. (That would make 1 more of these if you’re keeping score at home.)

The following lists are categorized into hitting and pitching, but NOT AL or NL:

MLB LEADERS (AL and NL)- HITTING

Most games Played-Michael Bourn and Chase Headley. (132)

Most At-Bats-Derek Jeter (553)

Most Hits-Derek Jeter (177)

Highest Average-Melky Cabrera (.346)*

Most Runs-Mike Trout (106)

Most Triples-Dexter Fowler (11)

Most Home Runs-Adam Dunn (38)

Most…

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