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  1. Fredi's risky move pays off for Braves

    David Schoenfield

    One of the byproducts of sabermetrics has been the change in how we view managers. For starters, general managers are now the off-the-field face of the organization. There was a time when Earl Weaver had a big role in determining his 25-man roster or...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
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  3. Somehow, some way, Yankees are winning

    David Schoenfield

    Over the past week or so, somebody has been bombing media members with emails under various aliases, including Brian Cashman, Alex Rodriguez, Mickey Rivers, Babe Ruth and, oddly, Earl Weaver, since all the emails are about the Yankees. Most of them a...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. A Brief History of Buck Showalter’s Master Trolling and Tru...

    Michael Baumann

    The Baltimore Orioles are no strangers to small, talkative managers. They had perhaps the greatest of all time in Earl Weaver, who was known to hold forth on subjects ranging from the intricacies of the balk rule to Miss Alice Sweet's tomat...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  5. The list: 10 things that caught my eye

    David Schoenfield

    1. Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver -- who knew a thing or two about good pitching staffs -- is widely credited with saying, "Momentum? Momentum is the next day's starting pitcher." If that's the case, the Atlanta Braves are riding a huge wave o...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  6. Price has terrible history against Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    There were some moments there when it appeared the Tampa Bay Rays would complete a mini collapse of sorts, especially when manager Joe Maddon lost his cool as the Rays were starting to melt down in the seventh inning and he had an Earl Weaver moment,...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  7. What Happened to the Pitching Staff Swingman?

    Michael Baumann

    There are baseball books that normal people buy, and then there are baseball books that obsessive, maniacal baseball lovers buy. Let's put it this way — if you're on a date with someone who has Moneyball or Summer of '49 on his or her shelf, yo...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  8. Robinson vs. Swope vote for EA is close

    Bill Speros

    2012 saw voters choose between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. 2013 has begun with a heated national campaign between Michigan QB Denard Robinson vs. Texas A&M wide receiver Ryan Swope for the cover of EA Sports NCAA Football 2014. Friday is the...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  9. The buntingest bunter of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Some random stuff on sacrifice bunts as a follow-up to the previous post ... Nobody loved to bunt as much as Gene Mauch. If Earl Weaver was famous for playing for the three-run homer, Mauch was famous for playing "little ball." The fact that he ne...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. The sacrifice bunt isn't dead yet

    David Schoenfield

    "There is a place for the sacrifice bunt and it's deep in your closet." -- Earl Weaver Before sabermetrics, there was Earl Weaver, who managed the Orioles to five 100-win seasons and four American League pennants. Weaver believed in playing for th...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. A veteran baseball writer comes clean with his own confessions

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong did it. Why not Jim Caple? Our writer finally comes clean with his baseball confessions. Only, instead of telling Oprah, he's telling you!

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  12. Baseball's Empty Weekend: R.I.P., Stan Musial and Earl Weaver

    Jonah Keri

    Stan Musial cranked more extra-base hits than anyone but Hank Aaron or Barry Bonds. He ripped more hits than all but Rose, Cobb, or Aaron and reached base more times than anyone but Rose, Bonds, Cobb, Rickey, or Yaz. He won seven batting titles (trai...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  13. Weaver: Volatile, irascible, loyal -- a winner

    Gordon Edes

    Mark Rogoff had dinner with Earl Weaver on Friday night, just hours before the Hall of Fame manager died in his berth on the Celebrity Silhouette, the cruise ship carrying Orioles and Red Sox fans on their annual winter voyage organized by Ken Nigro,...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  14. Henry recalls moment with Weaver

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox owner John Henry shared a memory of Earl Weaver, the Hall of Fame manager who died Saturday at the age of 82. "I moved to Florida in 1989," Henry wrote in an e-mail, "to do the Senior Professional Baseball Association." Henry owned the Wes...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  15. Weaver: Men in blue 'were tremendous'

    Gordon Edes

    On the March day in 1996 when Earl Weaver was elected to the Hall of Fame, his wife, Marianna, rushed out of their home, borrowed a ride on a golf cart and rushed to the ninth hole to give him the news. For a moment, Earl said, his knees grew w...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  16. My favorite Earl Weaver story

    Jayson Stark

    My favorite story from the annals of the late, great Earl Weaver: I couldn't even tell you what year this was. Sometime in the late '70s. I just remember covering an Orioles-Red Sox series at Fenway Park. And things weren't going w...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  17. Earl Weaver was a one-of-a-kind baseball character

    Jayson Stark

    Earl Weaver was a brilliant manager and relentlessly entertaining, a one-of-a-kind baseball character who left his mark on everyone who knew him.

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2013