Category Archives: 1990s First Baseman Week

THANK YOU. We Chronicled An Era. #90s1BWeek

Dear Baseball Fans: These have been an epic two weeks. 1990s First Basemen Week started as a loose concept album, a free associative invitation to ramble. It is a testament to the magnetism of Mssrs McGwire, Vaughn, Bagwell, Olerud, Thomas, … Continue reading

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The Things We Shared

When this first base business is over, Eric Nusbaum will still be here. I admit there was a slightly cynical subtext to our early discussions about a 1990s first basemen week. On the one hand, the 90s first basemen topic … Continue reading

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Baking the Perfect 1990s First Basemen with Kenneth Morgan

Kenneth Morgan, P&P’s resident statistician, helped kick off 1990s First Basemen Week by investigating the ultimate 1990s first baseman stat-line. Then throughout the last two weeks, you heard testimonies as to why certain players are the most 1990s first baseman. … Continue reading

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Bob Hamelin: Almost Anything by Wes Marfield

Wes Marfield lives in Kansas City and perpetually believes the Royals have a chance to make the playoffs. His writing has appeared on Deadspin and CollegeHumor.com. He also Tweets infrequently @PapaMarf, though he mostly created his account for the Steve … Continue reading

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Eric Karros: A Return to Normalcy by David Meir Grossman

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Mark Grace: Lady’s Man by Jennifer Allen

Jennifer Allen is a diehard Cubs fan living in Alexandria, Virginia, with a large collection of recreational softball jerseys with the number “17” on the back. She is still waiting for her date with the now-single Grace. There is a … Continue reading

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Short Hops: Mo Vaughn by Alan Siegel

Alan Siegel is a writer in Washington, D.C. Contact him at asiegel05@gmail.com. Mo Vaughn didn’t stand in the batter’s box, he wedged his big body into it, hunching his shoulders and dipping his head under what I always assumed was … Continue reading

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Frank Thomas: We Got So Much by Pete Segall

Pete Segall lives in Chicago. His fiction has appeared in Epoch. I think about Frank Thomas and I think about the very end of Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me. Be assured, this has nothing to do with the book … Continue reading

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Short Hops: David Segui by Marc Tracy

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Hal Morris, Sparkler by JL Weill

Originally from Kentucky, JL Weill lives and writes in Washington, DC, and his work has appeared at The Awl and Rush the Court, as well as in print. His take on sports, culture and politics can be found @AgonicaBoss. It … Continue reading

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