Continuing from Part 1 of the discussion with former major league pitcher Dr. Mike Marshall.
Today Dr. Mike Marshall, who pitched for nine teams over his 14-year career, works as an adjunct professor at St. Leo University in St. Leo, Fla., teaching exercise physiology.
The important thing is to have the right people making these decisions.
With the Twins in the ALCS and these two teams in the NLCS, there are some eerie similarities between today and 1987.
The scene outside Edison Field Saturday following the Angels’ first playoff series win in its 42 years of existence was unlike any I’d ever seen.
Recently, BP’s authors got into a heated debate over the merits of Shea Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand, you may remember, started the 2002 season on fire, setting Red Sox Nation hearts aflutter and confounding statheads everywhere.
After hurting his elbow in 1974, Tommy John’s successful 11-year career with the Indians, White Sox and Dodgers looked like it was over. But Dr. Frank Jobe and his partner Dr. Robert Kerlan parlayed a long-shot procedure (ulnar collateral replacement surgery) into 14 more productive years for John’s left elbow.
Few baseball arguments elicit more debates than comparing players across eras. No matter how much the numbers may suggest otherwise, a fan growing up in the 60s may never be persuaded that Barry Bonds deserves to be ranked alongside Hank Aaron. Likewise, a fan growing up in the 90s may never fully grasp the greatness…