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  • Ferguson and the Cardinals
    in Community by mattgreene88 - 8/23/2014 -  17
    Everett doesn’t believe in dinosaurs. So what? The internet has been abuzz with the tragedy and ongoing protests in Ferguson for a while now, and this puts the St. Louis Cardinals in an tricky

  • Joe Ferguson Is Throwing Out Sal Bando
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 9/17/2013 -  2
    Here is Joe Ferguson, throwing out Sal Bando: This, from a Hardball Times article by Bruce Markusen back in January, which contextualized the play: In Game One of the 1974 World Series

  • The Found Poems of Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/23/2012 -  6
    Today's edition of The Found Poems comes from WTMJ's April 20th broadcast of Colorado at Milwaukee. All words courtesy Mr. Bob Uecker. Robin Yount Great Brewers shortstop and center

  • Daily Graphing - Bob Howry
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 11/24/2005 -  0
    The Cubs have signed Bob Howry to a three year, 12 million dollar contract. For the past two years, Bob Howry has been one of the better relievers in the American League by posting back to back

  • Bob Hamelin: A Life
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 2/21/2012 -  2
    . Even the aptly named Bob Hamelin, whose dumpy bottoms are forever burned into my memory, participated in the "best shape of his career" gimmick: A Hamelin is born; a Hamelin dies. My visceral

  • Bob Melvin, Forgotten Man
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 11/4/2013 -  6
    the hiring of Ausmus, 44, on Sunday, making him the only Jewish manager in Major League Baseball. Ausmus was a catcher for four teams in his playing days. And poor Bob Melvin wakes up today, with a cup

  • Audio: Bob Uecker Will Crush a Bee
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/20/2012 -  2
    In the following clip (from the WTMJ broadcast of Saturday's Brewers-Twins game), America learns that Bob Uecker loves three things -- and only three things -- as follow: 1. A Beautiful Spring Day

  • Bob Gibson is walking toward you...
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 5/8/2014 -  14
    Robert "Bob" Gibson is walking toward you. His fastball has been described as "blazing," which doesn't do it justice, but that doesn't much matter now -- Bob Gibson doesn't seem like he

  • Bob Feller (1918-2010)
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/15/2010 -  29
    Sad news tonight as Bob Feller has passed away at the age of 92. Others will undoubtedly share fond stories and memories of Feller the human being, but here’s the statistical spin on one of the game

  • A Response to Bob Ryan
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/19/2014 -  297
    to be at war with either. But yesterday, Bob Ryan published a piece in the Boston Globe that I think is worth responding to. In some ways, the piece isn't that different from what hundreds of other sports

  • Memewatch: Stuff on Bob Hendley's Head
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 7/11/2014 -  7
    Bob Hendley is occasionally remembered for going toe to toe with Sandy Koufax, but his major accomplishment, without a doubt, was the magnificent topiary that sat athwart his ample noggin. Today

  • Should Bob Costas be the Next Commissioner?
    in Community by Chris Ford - 10/2/2013 -  9
    of attention in the "Commish Search 2k14" (as it will surely be named) is one Robert Q. Costas, known to many as NBC Sports Anchor Bob Costas.  Bob has had a long love affair with baseball, including

  • Video: Bob Elliott's Going to Cooperstown
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 1/24/2012 -  8
    . And, so, when veteran Toronto Sun baseball scribe Bob Elliott got the call to Cooperstown, winning the 2012 J.G. Taylor Spink Award, Steve invited him into our studio for an interview. Now, Bob

  • Bob Uecker Has a Joke About Kauffman Stadium
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/14/2012 -  3
    It's possible that what Bob Uecker has about Kauffman Stadium is not, in fact, a joke, but rather a witticism. If not a witticism, there's the off chance that what he has, instead, is either a sally

  • Great Moments in Spectacles: Bob Hamelin
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 5/3/2011 -  12
    Bob Hamelin. An oldie, but a goodie. A Great Moment In Spectacles, undoubtedly. And, yes, a most heinous crime against baseball cards, too. Conservative Canadian props to my colleague

  • D-Backs Can Bob Melvin
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/8/2009 -  11
    It took about 30 games for the first manager to get axed. The whispers were all around the last few days that Arizona manager Bob Melvin was off the heat seat onto the plastic chair hanging over

  • Bob Uecker Reveals True Truth of Dempster Trade
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/25/2012 -  2
    For the lay fan, the circumstances surrounding the Ryan Dempster trade (or lack thereof) to Atlanta are what might be called "murky at best." For Bob Uecker, however, everything is illuminated

  • Bob Uecker Doesn't Really Care, Turns Out
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/11/2012 -  5
    Concerned and likely muscular reader Bryan, recognizing that the celebration of Bob Uecker is a cause worth dying and (maybe even more importantly) killing for, has alerted the editors of NotGraphs

  • Bob Ross: NotGraphs Name Match (#1)
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 8/28/2012 -  7
    Bob Ross. Who is he? Major player in the PBS golden years and landscape painter extraordinaire? Freunde to all who would have him via the tele-waves? Creator of happy little trees, happy

  • Audio: Make Checks Payable to Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/29/2013 -  1
    Bob Uecker would like to remind the listener about the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association's 15th Annual Testimonial Dinner, to be held on May 6th at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino and honoring

  • David Eckstein + Parks and Rec + Bob Loblaw
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 10/28/2013 -  3
    Let's do this math: David Eckstein + Parks and Rec + Bob Loblaw = gritty; it always equals gritty Well that's what happened: Your browser does not support iframes. Because Parks and Rec

  • Actual Thing: Bob Uecker Day in Wisconsin
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/11/2011 -  2
    is an announcement -- an announcement, dating from April 25h, by State Senator Tim Carpenter (D–Milwaukee) that each January 26th will now officially be Bob Uecker Day in the State of Wisconsin. Regard

  • Bob Melvin: Six Scouting Reports
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/9/2011 -  5
    “How does he get guys out?” That was my question for Bob Melvin at the Winter Meetings, and I asked it six times. I queried the Oakland skipper about three of his starters: Trevor Cahill, Gio

  • GIF: The Enviable Gentleman's Attire of Mr. Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/26/2014 -  6
    Stolen without shame from this video of Bob Uecker's 2011 speaking appearance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the animated GIF embedded here documents many of Uecker's entrances

  • Bob Uecker is a HOF Broadcaster, and Also Your Grandpa
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 6/4/2013 -  7
    , it pains me to bring up the fact that no matter what you're good at, you will not be as good at that thing as Bob Uecker is at calling baseball games. Sorry. The story isn't the best one he's ever

  • Ten Things I Know About Bob Anderson
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/24/2012 -  4
    1) He's serious. 2) He was involved in one of the craziest plays in the history of baseball. 3) The scoring of said play was: Walk; Musial out at 2B/3B-SS. 4) Bob Anderson had a 99 FIP

  • Bob Uecker's Totally Real Genealogy of Homer Bailey
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/21/2012 -  6
    , as related by Brewers radio voice Bob Uecker: [audio:http://www.fangraphs.com/not/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Bob-Uecker-on-Homer-Bailey.mp3]

  • Bob Uecker Has the Opposite of Body Dysmorphia
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/21/2012 -  0
    The Brewers are placing a statue of maybe-literally-immortal Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker outside of Miller Park this summer -- nor, if the following tweet from Tom Haudricourt of the Journal

  • Bob Uecker on Sunscreen and Where It Shouldn't Go
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/5/2012 -  9
    Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker thinks that both Usinger's Famous Sausage and sunscreen are important things in this life. With regard to them meeting, however, his opinion is that, more or less

  • Bob Uecker's Totally True History of Western Metal
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/1/2012 -  10
    ). The sequence led Bob Uecker, the famous and wise radio voice of the Milwaukee Brewers, to provide -- for the benefit of both the home audience and broadcast partner Joe Block -- a totally true

  • Extry, Extry: Bob Uecker Interview to Run Friday
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/24/2010 -  2
    Either a little bird or the official site of Major League Baseball -- I'm not telling which -- has informed this author that Bob Uecker is the feature guest on MLB Network's "Studio 42 with Bob

  • A Brief and Fictional Account of Meeting Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/2/2012 -  3
    -- except it wasn't my wife in the next room, but radio voice of baseball's Milwaukee Brewers, Bob Uecker, instead. "This is clearly absurd," I said. "You're supposed to be in Milwaukee, not in my

  • Bob Uecker Has Some Ideas About Jockey Shorts
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/8/2012 -  2
    In what follows, radio voice of the Milwaukee Brewers Bob Uecker discusses jockey shorts and, before that, a scheme he's developed for relieving contest entrants of their winnings. From the WTMJ

  • Bob Brenly: You Were a Good Hitter
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 4/26/2012 -  34
    "Without a mustache, a man must make a name for himself with a bat." --Ghandi Since time forever, Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly has joked good-humor'dly about how terrible a hitter he

  • Audio: Bob Uecker and Dick Allen Together on Air
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/24/2012 -  4
    , then the leading candidates for that role would be Dick Allen and Bob Uecker, the former because he's a leisured gentleman; the latter, because he's an equally leisured gentleman. Indeed

  • Q&A: Pete LaCock vs Bob Gibson [and Japan]
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/4/2013 -  16
    ). ------ LaCock on battling Bob Gibson: “Billy Williams had broken his ankle, so the team was looking for a left-handed hitter. I had been hitting the ball pretty well, so they brought me up

  • Q&A: Bob Melvin, on Five Rookie Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/10/2012 -  11
    Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year after leading the overachieving Oakland A’s to a playoff berth. It was an honor well-deserved. The 51-year-old former big-league catcher knows

  • Q&A: Bob McClure on Banny, Simba & Deception
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 11/9/2011 -  12
    Bob McClure won’t be returning as Kansas City’s pitching coach next year, but that's not for a lack of experience. The 59-year-old former southpaw reliever has plenty of that, having taken the mound

  • Insta-Meme: Bob Ryan Has a Posse
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/1/2012 -  2

  • Audio: Bob Uecker Would Like One or Six Beers
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/18/2013 -  6
    ). That the evening might be a difficult one was not lost on veteran broadcaster and muscular bodyguard of leisure Bob Uecker, who informed the Listening Public how much beer would be a sufficient amount

  • Dr. Bob Kelso Talks About Baseball from the Future
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/20/2011 -  7
    Scrubs's Dr. Bob Kelso) remained a baseball fan despite the sport's status as a relic. In explaining to young Ensign Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) how broken, how downtrodden Stubbs would be should he