FanIQ Tagged: 2012 MLB Regular Season

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MLB 2012: The Rewind Finale...Finally

12/31/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

The 2012 MLB calendar is finally over! What a year it was.   From the introduction to a one-game Wild Card to the media-farce of Roger ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers: Mark Ellis and One Bad Decision

10/3/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

The off-season in baseball can sometimes seem just as long as the season itself. Mistakes made in the final weeks can haunt a player the entire win...

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Los Angeles Dodgers: Mark Ellis and One Bad Decision

10/3/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

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The Importance of R.A. Dickey

9/30/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

"It is what it is." Many aspects of the sports domain follow that slogan as a way to decipher, possibly even answer, the trials and tr...

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Jackie Robinson Day: Yankees vs Angels

4/15/12 in MLB   |   BallerSoupJW   |   0 respect

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2012 San Diego Padres

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The San Diego Padres entered the National League with the Montreal Expos (now, the Washington Nationals) in 1969. The Seattle Pilots (Milwaukee Bre...

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2012 Los Angeles Dodgers

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Brooklyn Atlantics joined the American Association (a rival to the National League) in 1884. Since then, they have been changing names, leagues...

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2012 Cleveland Indians

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Cleveland Blues were one of the founding members of the American League in 1901. Changing their name to the Bronchos the following year, they r...

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2012 Toronto Blue Jays

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Toronto Blue Jays joined the American League, along with the Seattle Mariners, in the expansion of 1977. They became the second team (Montreal ...

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2012 Chicago Cubs

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Chicago White Stockings are a founding member of the National Association in 1871, before going on hiatus for 2 season, then returning for the ...

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2012 Washington Nationals

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Montreal Expos joined the National League as an expansion team, along with the San Diego Padres, for the 1969 season. In the same year, the Sea...

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2012 Pittsburgh Pirates

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Pittsburgh Alleghenies joined the American Association in 1882. In 1887, they made the jump to the rival National League. After changing their ...

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2012 Philadelphia Phillies

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Philadelphia Quakers joined the National League in 1883. Having changed their name in 1890, this franchise didn't taste success until 1915,...

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2012 New York Mets

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The New York Mets joined the National League, along with the Houston Colt .45s (now known as the Astros), in 1962. Their first season is infamously...

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2012 Detroit Tigers

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Detroit Tigers are one of the founding members of the American League in 1901. After winning the American League Central by 15 games, they defe...

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2012 Atlanta Braves

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Braves can trace their history all the way back to the 1869 Cincinnati Reds, the first professional baseball team. After 2 seasons, they moved ...

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2012 Boston Red Sox

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The Boston Americans are one of the founding members of the American League back in 1901. Their trade of George Herman Ruth to the New York Yankees...

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2012 Cincinnati Reds

3/5/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

Contrary to popular belief, THIS version of the Cincinnati Reds is NOT the one that is the oldest professional baseball team organized in 1869 (see...

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2012 St. Louis Cardinals

3/4/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

The St. Louis Cardinals are the defending World Series champions - their 11th such title. Fifteen, if you add their success in the American Associa...

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2012 Miami Marlins

3/4/12 in MLB   |   BDV4U   |   2924 respect

This is the inaugural season for the Miami Marlins. The franchise began as the Florida Marlins in 1993, as they joined the Colorado Rockies in the ...