Monthly Archives: July 2010

If they weren’t baseball players – science fiction edition

If he wasn’t a baseball player, Pete Rose would be the alter ego of Dr. Bruce Banner: If he wasn’t a baseball player, David Wright would be the bad guy in a Star Wars spoof: If he wasn’t a baseball … Continue reading

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I was just admiring your Jaime

Amid all the hoopla surrounding big name NL rookies Jason Heyward, Stephen Strasburg, and Buster Posey, St. Louis Cardinals’ pitcher Jaime Garcia keeps rolling along toward the rookie of the year award.  And even though the sabermetricians would tell he’s … Continue reading

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Bret Boone. A Love Story – 03/14/01

Through unnamed sources (similar to the ones that ESPN uses entirely these days) The Been Stew has been anonymously gifted the unreleased letters between former MLB player Bret Boone and his persuasive siren; PEDs. Their tumultuous tryst will be played … Continue reading

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Link of the day

Speaking as a man with a beard, I think there’s a lot to be learned from this site:  Beard of Truth. Here’s a little taste:

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If they weren’t baseball players

If he wasn’t a baseball player: Raul Ibanez would be the guitarist in a rock n’ roll band: Aaron Miles would be a Usual Suspect: Jason Werth would be a professional wrestler:

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The Funniest Thing You’ll Read Today

The Pirates are in the midst of another losing season. Fortunately for Bucco’s fans it looks like Pittsburgh are building their house on the rocks this time instead of the sand. With youngsters Jose Tabata, Pedro Alvarez and soon-to-be star … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Tom Ricketts and Jim Hendry

The Stew, apologetically, is a Cubs fan. The Been has been geographically linked to the St. Louis Cardinals since birth. That’s the kind of ying and yang balance you need to create such a satisfactory blog (1000 hits as of … Continue reading

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Fun With 2010 Statistics

Based on the events of last week’s games, Aramis Ramirez appears ready to tack on another ending year line of 25+ HR and 100 RBI. He still has a lot of work to do but after hitting 3 long balls … Continue reading

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A few lessons for all you young ball players

Carl Crawford and Ty Wigginton tought us all a few valuable baseball lessons Tuesday night: When getting back to 1st base on a pick off throw, go with your back to the pitcher. Always wear a cup. Never be afraid … Continue reading

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Manic Monday

There’s a few interesting things going on for baseball fans so I decided I would just throw out some links: Someone must have been reading my Wily Mo Pena post Rocco Baldelli is back Chris Capuano gets another crack at … Continue reading

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