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Once Again, Baseball Confounds and Amazes

Tim Wendel | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

What was a nightmare finish in Atlanta and Boston could be an unforgettable prelude for baseball's postseason. Just like that everybody is talking about the national pastime again. Anything seems possible.

Following the Fun of the Fireballers

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

With baseball's Opening Day upon us, following the fun is the best way to begin a new season. Nothing can turn around a team's fortunes faster than a pitcher who can really bring it.

Bob Feller's Famous Motorcycle Test

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Bob Feller agreed to the stunt because he was as curious as everybody else. How fast could he throw a baseball? Of course, this was before radar guns. So the MLB devised a motorcycle test.

California Dreaming: The Old Days at Candlestick Park

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

During the 1987 National League Championship Series, the winds blew what appeared to be a sure foul ball fair, making for a big inning for the hometown team.

Nolan Ryan Strives to Turn Texas Rangers into Winners

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Despite a Hall of Fame career, successful business ventures off the field, some still underestimate "Big Tex."

Fireballer Strasburg Sidelined Until 2012

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Nothing stands out more than ability and untapped potential. But we need to remember that talent, no matter how breath-taking and seemingly invincible, often struggles to come into its own.