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B-L Term of the Day: Rake

to rake, raking verb:  To really hit the ball hard, all over the park. When you’re raking, you’re hitting very well. (definition from Wikipedia’s Glossary of Baseball) I’ll admit it, rake or raking as a baseball term is a term … Continue reading

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Appropriate (and maybe not so) names in baseball history

I’m going in a different direction today.  Names of ballplayer that have coincided with their professions. With 96 career homeruns, deadball third baseman Frank ‘Home Run’ Baker might raise some eyebrows with his nickname among the modern crowd.  But check … Continue reading

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