Baseball Instruction’s Seminal Moment Arrives

A reader’s handy tip today uncovered┬áthis exciting development:

Load To Explode

(Reddick: Expansive Experience In Hitting Strokes)
Load To Explode marks the largest headway in baseball instruction since Tom Emanski caught the public’s eye with his potent dose of repetitive, tool-developing drills.Stop stalling fella, grab your bat and put your order in today!

Sheffield Possible Hitter of 250,000th MLB Homer

The fine folks over at BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM have undertaken the mammoth task of attempting to document every home run hit in Major League history. By their count, Gary Sheffield’s second-inning grand slam off of Oakland starter Gio Gonzalez on Monday night was the 250,000th in Major League history (dating to 1876). But is it really #250K? And does it even matter?

Gary Sheffield

B-R’s website dedicated to the pursuit provides the following disclaimer:

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These Are the Instructional Posts That Get Results

Ladies: Do you like horses? Ice cream? Things that smell nice? Of course you do. Fellas: Care for a self-destructive day of binge-drinking? Mid-shelf stuff. My treat. There you go. See, we’re all going to get along great.

Fred McGriff

I’m Richard McPlenty, your Sunday captain. Brooks has tapped me to run this show (many thanks to the good man). If cameras were rolling, we could make an instructional video that gets results. Alas, let’s stick to the simple things. I’ll throw this baseball, on two hops, into your trash can at home plate. And whenever you can tear yourself away from all the Pro Bowl prop bets you’re mulling over, send me some sugar at I only have one rule: You will capitalize Super, and you will capitalize Star. If we all pull together, we will win back-to-back-to-back AAU blogging championships.