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FormerHuntsvilleStar

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jul 21, 2014
  • posts 22
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A's fan in Cary, N.C. Became one growing up in Huntsville, Ala., where the Stars were the A's Double-A affiliate from 1985-99. Screen name comes from The Huntsville Times, which would put "former Huntsville Star" in front of every major leaguer who played for the Stars.

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  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NCAAF Alabama Crimson Tide
  • NCAAB Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Golf Phil Mickelson
  • Soccer Hertha Berlin
  • General Univ. of Alabama-Huntsville
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AN March Madness group on Yahoo!

It's been asked a couple of times (by me on one occasion) whether we're having another Yahoo! NCAA Tournament bracket group again. Since I haven't heard from anyone else, I decided to go ahead and...

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WLD 7/14/07 - If only...

Don't you just love it when an error in your newspaper makes you dream and wish it were reality?  Take my copy this morning's News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), for example:

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DLD 4/2: Tick, tick, tick...

Happy Opening Day!  Baseball is really back, and it rocks. I took the day off for this.  Now I just need to know how to watch all the games (outside of the smorgasboard ESPN and ESPN2 has for...

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UPDATE: A's fire Macha

It's official: The Oakland Athletics have fired Ken Macha. Here's the latest from Sussan Slusser and the San Francisco Chronicle. The primary reason is reportedly "Macha's problems communicating...

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Daily Link Dump 8/19: Update on Huston

Yeah, yesterday stunk to high heaven.  And for those of you wanting Huston Street injury information, it's a right groin strain and he's considered day-to-day.

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Link Dump 6/3: Wakey, wakey!

It's my monthly Daily Link Dump, straight from Cup crazy North Carolina, where I can post this thing probably before many of you have woken up.  So WAKE UP already!

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Link Dump 4/22: Zito asked about future -- again

Mornin', folks! Beautiful day, isn't it?

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Link Dump 3/8: Bonds, South Africa and Kendall's wife

I'm at my parents' house in Alabama this week. I'm bored. I'll try one of these Daily Link Dump Diaries. What the heck. Oh yes...and Happy Birthday, Sharon!

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Back in N.C.: Thanks and some below-average photos

Hi y'all! My wife and I got back to North Carolina last night, immediately greeted by the nasty humidity that we were so not missing in our four-day stay in the Bay Area. We went sightseeing tour...

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Evaluating trades: In-season vs. off-season

During the horrific month of May, there were some ramblings from a number of baseball analysts and columnists who declared the Tim Hudson and Mark Mulder deals to be busts, many because the folks...

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Survey stats and stuff...

I've now put all the AN Member Location Surveys in one spot. Click here to see them. This link will be in my signature. [editor's note, by FormerHuntsvilleStar: We've hit the 400 mark in responses!...

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AN Members: Where are you FROM?

Hiya, folks! First, I asked "Where do you live right now?" Now, I'm asking "Where are you from?" By popular request, I have created another Athletics Nation member map -- this time, instead of...

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The ladies love "Lex Sweden"

Hello, I'm Alfred Blacksburg. Well, not really. That's the "alias" I got from this site -- the Ron Mexico name generator. I heard about it on ESPN Radio's "Mike and Mike in the Morning."

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Gammons: Haren, not Duchscherer, Colon

Just heard this during Peter Gammons' regular Friday visit to "Mike and Mike in the Morning" on ESPN Radio. Gammons said that instead of putting Justin Duchscherer and Bartolo Colon (ANA) on the AL...

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Statistics from the AN Nationality Survey

OK! Here are the current results from the Athletics Nation Member Nationality Survey II. This is out of 368 AN Members responding through July 12, 2005. Keep in mind this is still an ongoing...

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AN Nationality Survey Continues!

With over 220 responses to the first thread (and the increased load time that goes with it), I decided to open up a fresh one. We're at over 150 responders so far and climbing. Thank you all! I'll...

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AN Members Nationality Official Survey II (or "Fill the AN Map!")

Hi all. Last month Alex posted a diary entitled "AN members nationality. Official Survey." It had a poll asking ANers, "Where are you from?" Click here for the results. It was a good idea. I'd like...

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I Don't Believe In If Anymore

I offer this little parody of Roger Whittaker's "I Don't Believe In If Anymore."

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Harden to start Tuesday!

http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/probable_pitchers.jsp?c_id=oak

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Temper, temper

I can't tell. I can't tell whether I've finally gotten control of my emotions after A's losses, or whether I'm now in acceptance of something. Or whether it's only because my expectations were...

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Byrnes, Zito on 'Teammates' on Tuesday

Saw the commercial for the upcoming episode of "Teammates," the ESPN game show, which broadcasts Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. This is the one with Eric Byrnes and Barry Zito.

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A's trade in May? Mais non...

It's May. Will the A's actually make a headliner in the transaction this month? Should they do something this month? I say no and no.

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