Wednesday, March 22, 2017

World Series web sites

(NOTE: Just click on the name of the web site.)

WORLD SERIES

Official web site

Wikipedia page

World Series overview (MLB)

World Series and MLB Playoffs (Baseball-Reference)

World Series winners (ESPN)

World Series History (Baseball Almanac)

World Series Origins (Snopes)

World Series opponents year-by-year (MCubed)

2016 World Series Chicago Cubs over Cleveland Indians (4-3) (Baseball-Reference)

List of World Series champions (Wikipedia)

All-time and Single-Season World Series Batting Leaders (Baseball-Reference)

Lifetime World Series Records (Fact Monster)

World Series Career Hitting Records (Baseball Almanac)

Little League ™/ Major League World Series Players (Baseball Almanac)

1989 World Series (Wikipedia)

Chicago Cubs championship gear (MLBshop.com)


Can you name the MLB teams with the longest current World Series title droughts? (Sporcle)

2017 betting odds to win MLB World Series (Gaming Today)

ARTICLES
A Cubs-Red Sox World Series? It’s not too early to talk about it (The Boston Globe)

2017 World Series odds: Oddsmakers like Cubs, Red Sox as MLB favorites (CBS Sports)

Five MLB franchises that could end World Series title droughts in 2017
(The Sporting News)

One reason each MLB team will not win the World Series this season 
(FOX Sports)

MLB All-Star Game will no longer determine Series home-field advantage (USA Today)

The 11 Most Memorable MLB World Series Wins (Men's Fitness)

5 MLB Teams With the Most World Series Titles (The Cheat Sheet)

Cubs are heavy wait champions! (MLB)

Cubs ordered some custom cowboy boots to commemorate their Series title (MLB)

Chicago Cubs win World Series championship with 8-7 victory over Cleveland Indians (Chicago Tribune)

The Cubs' memorable moments (Sports Illustrated)

City Releases Total Cost of Cubs World Series Run (NBC Chicago)

6 Things You May Not Know About the World Series (History)

MLB Preview: The Cubs Hope to Repeat as World Series Champions (MLB Mayhem)

Sorry, America: Ricky Vaughn won’t throw out the first pitch at a World Series game (Washington Post)

Top 15 MLB Stars Who Played In College World Series (ThoughtCo)

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Oakland A's web sites

(NOTE: Just click on the name of the web site.)

OAKLAND ATHLETICS

MANAGERS

Bob Melvin bio (Wikipedia)

Tony La Russa bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Alvin Dark bio (Wikipedia)

Dick Williams bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Connie Mack bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

List of Oakland Athletics managers (Wikipedia)

PLAYERS

Jim "Catfish" Hunter bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Rollie Fingers bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Reggie Jackson bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Dennis Eckersley bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Rickey Henderson bio (Baseball Hall of Fame)


Jason Giambi bio (Wikipedia)

Joe Rudi bio (Wikipedia)

Bert Campaneris bio (Wikipedia)

Vida Blue bio (Wikipedia)

Mark McGwire bio (Wikipedia)

Sal Bando bio (Wikipedia)

TEAM OWNERS AND EXECUTIVES

List of Oakland Athletics owners and executives (Wikipedia)

Billy Beane bio (A's)

Charlie Finley bio (Wikipedia)

Connie Mack bio (Wikipedia)

ARTICLES

With Warriors, Raiders looking elsewhere, A’s launch marketing takeover of Oakland (The Mercury News)

Winter Report Card: Biggest change for A's comes off the field (Minor League Ball)

Oakland Athletics Top 20 prospects for 2017 (Minor League Ball)

This Oakland A's outfielder customized his own workout shoes 
(USA Today)

Progress report: Oakland Athletics (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Seattle Mariners, Oakland A’s had a snarky (but fun) Twitter exchange
(The Kansas City Star)

For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense (CNET)

Oakland A’s roster update after flurry of January moves (Athletics Nation)

The Top 50 Oakland A’s of All-Time (White Cleat Beat)

Alvin Dark dies at 92; All-Star shortstop, Oakland A's manager (L.A. Times)

Remembering 1971 MVP Vida Blue (White Cleat Beat)

Oakland Athletics Mark McGwire Deserved Hall of Fame Honors (White Cleat Beat)

Memories fade of former Oakland baseball owner Charles Finley (California Watch)

Charles O. Finley, Baseball Team Owner Who Challenged Traditions, Dies at 77
(New York Times)

MEDIA SITES


San Francisco Chronicle page

Monterey County Herald page

Chicago Tribune page

Washington Post page
CBS Sports page

FOX Sports page

ESPN page

Bleacher Report page

SB Nation page

Yahoo! Sports page


CONTACT: Email me at tgilli52@gmail.com or nc3022@yahoo.com. Also, my Twitter handle is EDITORatWORK.

More blog entries by Tom Gillispie
• Advice for be and would-be novelists

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(a book of great stories about the Intimidator)
(the book of great NASCAR stories)