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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 26, 2017

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It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request.

Max Scherzer certainly has had a peak and highlights worthy of Hall of Fame merit.

But he needs several more years of it and some early warning signs are troublesome.

Courting immortality in this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 25, 2017

teamphoto_1978THE TEAMS THAT SHOULD HAVE WON: The first part of a series on the podcast that I will do for the next 31 Saturdays.

I look at the teams that if they had won the World Series, they would have done so under the best circumstances and with the best collection of players. First team I cover are my Red Sox and I look at the 1978 squad.

First of a month of Saturdays with this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 24, 2017

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A lot of people don’t like Field of Dreams. I get it.

I still love it and the reasons why I do reflect that what we love and what we consume, including baseball, do not exist in a vacuum.

No guilty pleasues in this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 23, 2017

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Building up to Oscar season, I watched the only film connected to baseball: Fences.

Besides being a great showcase for two wonderful stars, Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, it also allows a supporting cast (especially Stephen Henderson) to shine.

As a baseball fan, it also shows how we use our own experiences to paint how we appreciate the greatness of players in the past and the present.

Yeah it is worth seeing.

Also listen to the great podcast Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time Period.

It is an honor to be nominated in this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 22, 2017

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I listed my thoughts on the greatest players in each franchise’s history. I realized that Francisco Lindor has the outside chance to become the greatest player in Cleveland Indians history.

It is there for the taking.

It is a legacy episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 21, 2017

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The Cubs won it all last year. Perhaps you heard. But let’s savor how infrequently a team wins in the year they are SUPPOSED to win!

Perfectly timing titles on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 20, 2017

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It is Presidents Day. Will we ever have a baseball player President?

Why not?

Hail to the Chief on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 19, 2017

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On Twitter, I posted YouTube clips of the person I declared the best of each franchises. People today call that a GOAT, Greatest of All Time. I am not ready to use that term.

Goat still means something bad to me!

But the reaction I got to the clips inspired The Sunday Request

Try Johnny Bench? Honus Wagner? Wrong? Um, I have given this some thought. I am just trying to get some healthy debate about something that ISN’T politics on line!

Feeling like a goat on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Here are the Tweets with the video clips.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 18, 2017

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The card of the day for Sully Baseball was a Mark Davis Topps Card. I bet you do not know this, but he is a Cy Young winner once traded for a Hall of Famer and another time dealt for an MVP.

I am POSITIVE you didn’t know that.

Pad your resume on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast -February 17, 2017

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Former Cleveland Indians All Star reliever Sid Monge joins the podcast today.

We talked about his days with the Tribe and the Tigers, his 30 years of coaching and what other sports he could have mastered.

Passing on knowledge with the AL Pitcher of the Month for July, 1979 on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 16, 2017

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A few days ago, I thought the Marlins were about to get a normal owner.

Now the Marlins management is somehow mixed up with the Trump Presidency and the French Embassy.

This is bananas.

Florida is nuts again on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast -February 15, 2017

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Alex Reyes looks like he is going to have Tommy John surgery. These Tommy John surgeries are driving me crazy. Perhaps this is a case for good, clean PEDs.

Get a legal edge on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 14, 2017

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On Valentine’s Day, I take a look at the Mets whose 2017 is totally uncertain and Terry Collins is about to have an unusual title in the team’s history.

Feeling the love on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 13, 2017

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The Astros need to go all in. And that means taking Zack Greinke off of the Diamondbacks’ hands. Meanwhile I have all sorts of tech issues.

Testing Testing 1…2…3 on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 12, 2017

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It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request.

 

This is the stupidest idea I have heard of in a while. There are ways to improve baseball that don’t involve starting a runner on second in extra innings.

It is a “Don’t Break What Isn’t Broken” episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 11, 2017

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Mike Ilitch has passed away. He was everything a fan could want in an owner and helped make the Tigers a point of pride in a difficult time for Detroit.

Now that he is gone, what will the fortunes of the Tigers be moving forward.

It is a Motor City episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 10, 2017

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Will Jeffrey Loria sell the Marlins? It looks like he might! And if it happens, maybe the Marlins will finally have a chance to grow a fan base.

I take my talents to South Beach on this episode of Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 9, 2017

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The Giants wonderful bullpen was kept together for probably one season too long. But as it is broken up, salute the 4 rings of Javier Lopez, bid farewell to Sergio Romo and possibly welcome back Brian Wilson.

Even year or Odd year, it is a San Francisco episode of the Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 8, 2017

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The Cardinals may have missed the post season last year (barely) and have flown under the radar this off season. But sleep on this team at your own peril. They have a combination of veterans, young players, and a bunch of comeback candidates poised to make 2017 fun for the Red Birds.

Two little birds are perched on a bat for this episode of the Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 7, 2017

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Atlanta has become a city synonymous with sports suffering, especially after this Super Bowl. Maybe a rebuilt Braves team can turn that around.

It is a George Peach edition of the Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 6, 2017

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The Super Bowl was so boring and such a blow out that I decided to do the dishes and record a podcast while my sons made their lunch.

With such a lackluster post season, I realized that baseball’s worst post season in MY lifetime was 1989.

And with the Falcon’s title, the Braves were taken off the hook and can rebuild at their own pleasure.

Little did I know that while I was recording that, the Patriots were staging a comeback for the ages.

Guess I should know better than to count my chickens before they hatch. Everything I said in the podcast became obsolete. But I am going to share it anyway!

I try to guess sports and fail in the process on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 5, 2017

img_8848For this week’s Sunday Request, I am going to answer multiple Tweets.

Yes, I could have just focused on the positive. But sometimes you need to shine the light on the negative.

And seeing the cavalier and dismissive attitude we see towards domestic violence, especially by the coverage of Aroldis Chapman, the shrugs by Hal Steinbrenner and the covering up by the NFL shows that too many people are on the wrong side of history.

That and a few Super Bowl Sunday thoughts and admiring those practicing softball in February on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 4, 2017

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One of the most intriguing “What Ifs” in baseball history is the question “What if the Reds did NOT trade Frank Robinson to Cincinnati?”

Truth be told, while it was a HORRIBLE trade for the Reds, it is hard to see them having a BETTER decade in the 1970’s with him as they had without him.

Oiling the Big Red Machine on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 3, 2017

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For some reason, my kids love the Star Wars prequels. But my being incredulous to liking The Phantom Menace et al made me realize I was doing what I hate when I hear it from baseball fans:

I was discounting what they loved based on MY Nostalgia.

The Force is with my in the Episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 2, 2017

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Tom Brunansky made a great catch to clinch the 1990 AL East Division for the Red Sox. I remembered looking for a place in New York to watch the game. And comedian Mike Donovan recorded the catch on video. Today those two actions would be taken for granted. In 1990, they took determination to do.

It is a modern technology episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Here is the clip of Mike Donovan’s video.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast Archives Feb 1, 2017- Feb 28, 2017 (Episodes 1562 – 1589)

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Paul Francis Sullivan (please call him Sully) does a podcast 365 days a year – unless it is a leap year – then he will do another 1. He has done a show everyday since Oct.24/2012. This to date represents a streak of 1561 days consecutively heading into Feb  of 2017!

Past the CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY are episodes 1562 – 1589 of the Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

We will also archive all of his podcasts to date (in coming weeks) so they are easily accessible for all his fans. Check out all his Archived info here.

Our website followers have grown larger each year for his podcast.

Follow Sully Baseball On Twitter

To subscribe on iTunes, click HERE.

To subscribe on SoundCloud, click HERE.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 1, 2017

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Lance Iversen, The Chronicle

The A’s in Oakland have a history of innovation on and off the field. Their new stadium should reflect that. And Las Vegas should rig a few games to make sure the Raiders move out to give the A’s room to build their park.

Place your bets on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 31, 2017

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The World Baseball Classic is going on again this year. I am not a big fan of it, but it SHOULD be a gateway to bring the best and most talented from all over the world to compete on the American stage.

Bring your poor huddled masses and shortstops on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 30, 2017

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Karen Warren – Houston Chronicle

With the Cubs off the hook from their suffering fans, the Houston Astros must now be considered one of the most tortured fan bases in baseball.

A closer examination at their post season past shows a huge number of games that could have been theirs with a bounce here or there.

Houston has a problem on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 29, 2017

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It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request.

Cabrera and Pujols are both going to the Hall of Fame. Right now as the best offensive player of their generation, they could be neck and neck.

And a Trout is swimming up to them!

Looking back at right now on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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