Last 10 World Series Champions…

and their regular season winning percentage.

2016-Chicgao Cubs | .640 Best In MLB

2015 – Kansas City Royals | .586

2014 – San Francisco Giants | .543

2013 – Boston Red Sox | .599 Tied for Best In MLB with Cardinals

2012 – San Francisco Giants | .580

2011 – St. Louis Cardinals | .556

2010 – San Francisco Giants | .568

2009 – New York Yankees | .636 Best In MLB

2008 – Philadelphia Phillies | .568

2007 – Boston Red Sox | .593 Tied for Best In MLB with Indians

The statistics show that of the last 10 World Series Champions, four had either the best winning percentage in the regular season or were tied for the best winning percentage.  I guess I’m not sure why this surprises me.

I can’t wait for the season to begin.

Max Domi vs Ryan Kesler

this wasn’t much of a fight.  It looks like Max learned a thing or two from his father.

I wasn’t a big fan of Max’s father Tie when he was playing. Probably because he played for the Maple Leafs for a long time and my favorite player was Bob Probert, whom Tie had a feud with. However, I learned to respect Tie and admire him. He wasn’t very big but he fought everyone and didn’t lose many.

Anyway, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.



We Are the Champions!!!

Sorry, I’m a little late with this!

Minoring In Baseball

27743469782_7a51870636_zWalsh Park-La Grange, KY: I honestly don’t know where to start! First off, I guess we can congratulate the Mariners on winning the North Oldham Little League Rookie Division championship! It was not an easy road, and there were many good teams in this league. The Mariners finished third in their division and received a first round bye. They faced the Indians in the quarter-finals, and won by the score of 4-2, with Brian getting the game-winning RBI. In the semi-finals, they went against the Royals, a team they haven’t beat all year. The Mariners won a tough battle, however, winning 6-4 on a hot 90 degree day at noon, to head to the championship. The Mariners were down 5-0 in the first, then battled back for the win. Their opponent in the final game was the Padres, the team that won the division in the regular season. This time…

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Thoughts on Miggy

Miggy has had two good games in Chicago and while I’m not saying, ‘he’s back’, his production has been nice to see.  That being said, I have noticed a few differences in his normal demeanor.  First, when he hit his home run yesterday, he put his head down and ran around the bases, foregoing his usual stutter-step before third base.  Second, I haven’t seen him constantly clowning around with everyone at first base whether on offense or defense.

While the commentators play off his incessant clowning as ‘a love for playing the game, IMHO, he takes it to the extreme and this extreme clowning projects a lack of seriousness.  Perhaps his lack of seriousness is understandable considering the amount of success he’s had and his success came immediately.  The Marlins brought him up at 19, he hit the ground running, and never looked back.  Maybe his recent struggles have humbled him a bit and forced him to refocus and take this craft a bit more seriously.  Like I said, I’m not sure he’s back, but the last few games have been fun to watch him again.

On another note, I wasn’t a big fan of Jack Morris’ color commentary with Mario Impemba but I like him a lot with Dan Dickerson. They seem to have good chemistry.  I don’t like Gibson period.  The booth rotation has to get Rod on more and get rid of Gibson for good. He’s horrible.