#101: 2012 World Series

July 20, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

*Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. The 2012 World Series had one historic performance and three pretty good games. However, a sweep's a sweep, and sweeps just aren't all that competitive by nature.…

Braving the Future with Fredi Gonzalez: For Better or for Worse?

July 20, 2015 Micah Smith 4

There are people we love to love, and there are people we love to hate. Then there is Fredi Gonzalez. View image | gettyimages.com The recent news of his contract extension through 2016 (with an option for 2017) highlights just how emotionally conflicted the Atlanta Braves fan base is concerning the team's skipper, with reactions ranging from cheers of…

#102: 1937 World Series

July 17, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. In most cases, 4-game sweeps are less fun, less competitive, and less exciting than longer Series. It is no surprise, then, that the first 9 entries on…

2nd Annual Mid-Summer Classic Baseball Trivia Show

July 15, 2015 Chris Jervis 0

Full Contact Trivia and OutfieldFlyRule.com present the 2nd Annual FCT Mid-Summer Classic, a baseball trivia game intended to test your knowledge, memory, and recall of America’s pastime.  Teams from all over the metro Atlanta area will flock to Grayson, GA to compete for hundreds of dollars in cash and prizes. The show will consist of 20 questions covering various…

#103: 1990 World Series

June 23, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. 1990 was an odd little World Series. It was a 4-game sweep. 2 of the games weren't contests at all and can safely be called bad games.…

#104: 1966 World Series

June 20, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. Since beginning life as the Milwaukee Brewers in 1901, moving to St. Louis as the Browns a year later, and heading east to become the Baltimore Orioles…

AJ & Christian

June 16, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

There's a lot of debate going on right now among Braves fans about the decision to option Christian Bethancourt to AAA and bring up Ryan Lavarnway. On the surface, one would immediately think... why is there debate about this? Bethancourt has a wRC+ of 40, swings at 48% of pitches outside the strike zone, and…

World Series #105: 1932

June 11, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. No World Series featured more future Hall of Famers than the 1932 World Series - 14 of the players, managers, and umpires would wind up enshrined. No…

World Series #106: 2004

June 10, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. In 1968, Vanilla Fudge, a band known mostly for psychedelic cover songs of Motown hits and rock & roll classics, went on tour in the US. Their…

World Series #107: 2007

June 9, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

Home post with list explained Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being low-pressure, and above 1 being high-pressure. The 2007 World Series had intrigue at the onset. It featured the Boston Red Sox in their first post-drought Series, able to play without an 86-year…

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