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  1. Silicon Valley millionaires are people, too

    Rob Neyer

    Craig Calcaterra on a lovely bout of naked self-interest: The Silicon Valley Leadership group has sent a letter to Bud Selig in support of the Athletics moving to San Jose. You can read a press release about it and -- if you click an extra link -- ...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  2. Marvin Miller has surprising Hall of Fame booster

    Rob Neyer

    The push to get Marvin Miller into the Hall of Fame continues apace. Now, as Peter Gammons writes, Miller's old nemesis Ray Grebey has thrown his support behind Miller in a letter to the Hall's board of directors. Miller has Gammons' support, too ......

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  3. Gillick rallies support for Jack Morris

    Rob Neyer

    Tyler Kepner's on Bert Blyleven's side. He's on Jack Morris', too. And for that, we can probably blame a phone call to Pat Gillick, who was general manager of the Blue Jays when Morris pitched for that club. Kepner: A lot of statistically minded v...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  4. Bidding a fond farewell ...

    Rob Neyer

    As Murray Chass notes, there's been a sea change in the press box this year: The World Series offers a startling barometer of how critical the health of the newspaper industry is in this country. It's not yet on life support, but it's getting there...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  5. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were thrown together at the last minute, but with all the love and support that I could muster ... * David Pinto compares perfecto-saving catches, and he's right: There's no comparison! * Hearty kudos to Steven...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  6. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were approved by all 2,750 (last I checked) of my followers ... * The "Moneyball" movie's on life support? No matter. According to Andrew Dansby, the next great baseball movie will soon be showing up on your TV ...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  7. Tuesday's SportsNation chat

    Rob Neyer

    From Tuesday's SportsNation chat: kc oakland: Thoughts on Trevor Cahill and Brett Anderson so far? If we could only get them some run support... Rob Neyer: Cahill's ERA is impressive but his K/W ratio is a disaster, and if that doesn't...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  8. Fenway didn't help Rice? Preposterous

    Rob Neyer

    In trying to explain how Jim Rice was one of the American League's most dominant players, the numbers just don't add up.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  9. Gowdy typifies strange Hall voting habits

    Rob Neyer

    Strangely, players like Hank Gowdy have garnered more Hall of Fame support over the years than some players with far superior credentials.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2007
  10. Pujols was empirically more valuable

    Rob Neyer

    Anyone can intuitively support Ryan Howard for NL MVP, but the empirical evidence favors Albert Pujols.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2006
  11. Expect more D.C. follies

    Rob Neyer

    Five reasons the Nationals won't be any better than the Senators during their tenure in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2004
  12. Letters on the Hall (part II)

    Rob Neyer

    Rob offers a part II as he responds to readers making their cases on some potential Hall of Famers.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2002