Daily Archives: October 7, 2019

Phuture Phillies: James’ Hitting and Pitching Awards Polls, 2019

With the end of minor league ball for the Phillies’ affilates, we can hold third annual James’ Minor League Hitting Poll and James’ Minor League Pitching Poll.  Both are named after Phuture Phillies’ founder and benefactor, James.   Continue reading Phuture Phillies: James’ Hitting and Pitching Awards Polls, 2019

Survey Says …

Well, I think this has run long enough.  The results aren’t going to change much if I let the polling to run any longer.  The response in all three polls was similar.  Before a hundred votes were cast, the “Go” response for all three was over 60%.  Around 200, the percentages held.  Saturday, with over 350 votes cast, Klentak’s has dipped below 60%, but MacPhail and Kapler are still over 60%. Continue reading Survey Says …

Open Discussion: Week of October 7th

I have brought the Key Dates section up to date after finding almost all upcoming important dates.  It includes the openers for the Australian Baseball League,and the major Latin American Winter Leagues – Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto RicoVenezuela hasn’t announced, yet.  Probably doesn’t matter.  I heard that players on rosters of Major League organizations at all levels were not allowed to participate. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of October 7th