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Buck Showalter was the topic and the cover story written by your favorite Fan for this month's issue of Big Leagues Monthly. Check out some thoughts on the remaking of Showalter's image and read a lot of other great articles in 60+ pages of pure baseball bliss.
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Despite pulling a moribund franchise from the depths of a 15-year losing streak and coming within one game of the American League Championship series, despite reversing a 69-93 record to 93-69, despite putting together the best record in one-run and extra inning games in recent memory, apparently O’s skipper Buck Showalter did NOT do enough to win the American League Manager of...
It was a two man race for the American League manager of the year as Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics and Baltimore’s own Buck Showalter were tabbed for the honor; however, only man could win.
This evening, it was announced that Melvin was selected as Manager of the Year. In all honesty, both men could have easily won, but in the end, the voters must have found the job...
The Manager of the Year award will be announced this afternoon by the Baseball Writers Association of America. You don’t usually see managers of perennially good teams win the award because they are expected to win. The writers prefer rags-to-riches stories, but sometimes it is harder to win with a bullseye on your back.
I agree with the consensus, which has Washington’s Davey...
Nationals skipper Davey Johnson named NL Manager of the Year. [WT]
Orioles’ Buck Showalter second for AL Manager of the Year. Robbed. [CSNB]
Huge trade from Marlins to Blue Jays could impact NL East and AL East. [BLS]
Through 5 games the Wiz competed. On the 6th game, they rested. [BF, TAI]
“That Was Bad Basketball Last Night.” [Teds Take]
Mike Shanahan needs a passport and...