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Baseball AnalysisGurus Web Pages Home - Real baseball experts (gurus) on virtually every baseball topic are available for your questions. Each guru has a personal web page worth visiting. There is really no other resource like this.

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Gene Newman (Foreign Leagues)Kevin Saldana (spring training and minor leagues)Dan Schlossberg (history, trivia)Craig Tomarkin (the Guru)Andrew Wong (Korean/Taiwanese baseball)

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CELEBRITY GUEST PANEL While our Baseball Gurus don't know everything, we can lead you to the EXPERTS who do!  You'll find a roster of celebrity authors, columnists, sports writers, ballplayers and insiders. Email any MLB player!

Go to SpotlightSPOTLIGHT and FanVote  Find out why Pete Rose wasn't even the 3rd best hitter on his own team!  Respond to the controversial PLAYER SPOTLIGHT and FanVote if you think your stomach can digest the incriminating evidence. CAST YOUR VOTE!

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The Guru's FAMOUS Baseball Boardgame
You are the manager. Real players & stats. Easy to Play. Try it!

Complete game playing directions Strategy and base running charts Player Cards: 1996 World Series - Yankees & Braves

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Unique player salary on each card lets you know what the player was really worth. Ideal for drafting teams using salary caps.
Clutch and Choke ratings for performance in pressure situations.
More accurate simulation, using the player's real stats, realistic pitcher/batter interaction and three dice instead of two.
More strategy options than with other games. It's all in there.
Use players from different eras at the same time.
Special events such as corked bats and bench clearing brawls.

Go to The Game Try this sample of the future computer version of the board game Play the Dream Matchups Game or the Home Run Derby.  Three different player sets are available for each: You can also use it to view batting records of your favorite players.  Not only can you run the simulations in old ballparks, but you can pretend to play in Death Valley or the mountains of Tibet. WILD! Find out the secrets behind the online simulations!

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DID YOU KNOW:  Levi "Long Levi" Meyerle batted .492 for the Philadelphia A's in 1871? That's the highest batting average EVER in a single season.  The bat that he used that season he made himself and carved an intricate engraving into it.  It also had a thin leather strap in the base of the bat for him to put his hand through, much like a racquetball racket.  The bat is on display in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

QUOTE:  "Baseball is ninety percent mental.  The other half is physical."  - Yogi Berra

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