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Featured Blog Posts – September 2010 Archive (2)

The Baseball Codes: The Unwritten Rules of Baseball

When Nyjer Morgan of the Washington Nationals stole second and then third against the Florida Marlins after Marlins’ pitcher Chris Volstad intentionally beaned him in retaliation for Morgan’s questionable collision with Marlins’ catcher Brett Hayes in a prior game, he unwittingly created a Rorschach test of questions about the Baseball Codes. By the time Volstad threw behind Morgan in Morgan’s next at bat and Morgan charged the mound, virtually every question about the unwritten rules of… Continue

Added by Tom Laprade on September 24, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

A Good Stance Begins with Your Feet

Throughout my career, and even since the conclusion of my playing days, people always took notice of my unique batting stance. My stance actually came about because of Nolan Ryan, the great Hall of Fame pitcher known for, among many other highlights, his seven career no-hitters.
Nolan struck me out 29 times, with most of them coming early in my career when…
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Added by Rod Carew Baseball on September 15, 2010 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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