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Archive for January, 2013

The Biggest Mistakes Competitors Make

Forty-four years ago this weekend, Joe Namath changed our world. By leading the New York Jets to an upset over the heavily favored Baltimore Colts, Namath rescued the Super Bowl and pointed it toward the iconic event we know today. He did it by avoiding the two biggest mistakes people make: underestimating themselves, and overestimating […]

What the Hall of Fame Voting Means

To hear some people react to the Hall of Fame voting, you would think that the writers had attacked all that is pure and good. Not so, said my friend and mentor, Fred Down. Fred saw lots of baseball in his time, including Babe Ruth in the flesh, and survived long enough to regale young […]