Appreciating John Schuerholz

I wasn’t thrilled when I heard the John Schuerholz was hired as GM. Yes, he had a World Series title on his resume but the Royals descended into mediocrity after their ’85 championship, thanks to some questionable trades by Schuerholz. You’ve heard of the David Cone for Ed Hearn swap, one of the 10 worst... Continue Reading →

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Presidential propaganda

John Schuerholz has a message for the fans. Too bad he didn't consult an editor. "Our primary goal this winter was to travel on parallel pathways -- immediately impacting the strength and depth of our Minor League system, while at the same time keeping our Major League club as competitive as we possibly could, even... Continue Reading →

Elton John, the Lemmer, Knucksie and JS talk Bravos

My dream: Elton John teams up with a rich Atlantan (say Sara Blakely, the billionaire who founded Spanx) and buys the Bravos. He's no superficial fan. In this series of clips, from 2007, Elton bitches about the best-of-five division playoff, disses the DH, compares B-Mac to Johnny Bench, quizzes JS about Leo Mazzone's departure and asks... Continue Reading →

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