## ODonnellWeb – Tag Baseball

Herd Immunity From Criticism

Posted on 04/08/2017 in misc • Tagged with Baseball, Education, Finance

Cherry Blossoms

Last week I finished reading Ahead of the Curve, Inside the Baseball Revolution, which is a book about the dramatic changes in evaluating baseball talent in the last decade or so. Don't worry, this isn't a nerdy baseball article, although I suspect many of you would be perfectly ...


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Out Of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Posted on 12/27/2016 in misc • Tagged with Books, Baseball

Out Of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Dirk continues the story he started in The Bullpen Chronicles, detailing life as a fringe prospect hanging on as the 25th guy on the major league roster. It’s far more absurd than you might think. The 26th guy is in AAA, living ...


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Bigger Than the Game by Dirk Hayhurst

Posted on 12/05/2016 in misc • Tagged with Books, Baseball

Bigger Than The Game: Restitching a Major League Career by Dirk Hayhurst

Bigger Than The game is Hayhurst’s 2nd full season in MLB, which ends up being an entire season on the DL. It’s darker than his previous books, diving into issues of team chemistry when you are ...


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What if I was born to run in the grass

Posted on 11/20/2016 in misc • Tagged with Books, Music, Baseball

Catching up on a few recently completed book. Or not completed, as the case may be.

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

It’s a much better song than a book. Bruce wrote a book much like his concerts, long and rambling. He desperately needed a strong armed editor on ...


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Closing the book on the Red Sox

Posted on 05/19/2016 in misc • Tagged with sports, baseball, soccer, football

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Baseball has been one of my passions since I was about 5 or 6 years old. I clearly remember anxiously awaiting my Dad to bring home the Stars and Stripes from the base in Spain so that I could read the box scores and keep up with the Red Sox ...


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Never walk by a red dress

Posted on 04/18/2012 in misc • Tagged with Books, Baseball

Sage advice from Buck O'Neill


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