Charlie Chan(t) in Tucson

Charlie Chan(t) in Tucson I collect team sets and vintage single cards from Pacific Coast League teams.  Of course, I have all the Mariners’ affiliate’s cards, but I also own numerous sets from a wide variety of teams out of the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. My latest acquisition is a team issued ’75 Tucson Toros…

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PSA: Vacation Ahead

PSA: Vacation Ahead On Saturday, my family and I will depart for a two week trip to Scotland, England and France.  The last time I was on the continent was during the OJ Trial — in fact, I was in Italy when I heard the verdict.  Despite the rumored increase in connectivity since 1995, you…

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In the war between science and aesthetics, trying to save baseball teams from themselves

In the war between science and aesthetics, trying to save baseball teams from themselves At the SABR Analytics conference. “The war in baseball is between science and aesthetics,” [John] Thorn said, “and the people in there don’t give a (crap) about aesthetics.” Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/in_the_war_between_science_and_aesthetics_trying_to_save_baseball_teams_fro

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