On this date ten years ago, Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh was imploded. The former home of the Pirates opened in 1970 and housed World Championship teams in 1971 and 1979. Roberto Clemente picked up his 3,000th hit there, Mike Schmidt hit his 500th homer there, and the last winning Pirates team played there.
Here are this week's links…
- Splashing Pumpkins posted a video interview with Cody Ross.
- Baltimore Sports and Life spoke to several national writers about the Orioles.
- Some Thoughts On Baseball interviewed former Blue Jay Bob File.
- Baseball Time In Arlington examines four scenarios that could arise should the Rangers not trade Michael Young.
- The Dugout Doctors dug up some potential destinations for Young.
- Blogging From The Bleachers compares Alex Rodriguez to Albert Pujols, with an eye towards the latter's upcoming mega-contract.
- Meanwhile, both Sports: A Game Of Inches and Prospect Insider looked ahead to Pujols' future.
- Red Sox Beacon wrote about a truly regrettable contract given out by the Red Sox.
- More Hardball put a positive spin on the upcoming Mets season.
- Rising Apple broke down David Wright's swing.
- DesigNate Robertson gives Tigers fans ten things to look forward to in 2011.
- Through The Fence Baseball wonders if Chipper Jones had a better career than Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken Jr.
- MLB Prospect Watch provides a list of each team's minor league invites to Spring Training.
- The Hardball Times comes up with a new way to evaluate pitchers for fantasy purposes.
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