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Miggy or Mike? Let the debate begin

What if the American League decided on MVPs like voters choose presidents? Here’s a presidential-style debate over the merits of Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera and the Angels’ Mike Trout when it comes to the Most Valuable Player award. (Editor’s note: Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, the voice of the Lansing Lugnuts, is writing for Ballpark Digest this offseason. Here’s […]

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2012 Broadcaster of the Year: Donny Baarns

We continue our 2012 Ballpark Digest Awards with the announcement of the Broadcaster of the Year Award: Donny Baarns, the Voice of the Visalia Rawhide (High Class A; California League). This was the most difficult category to judge this season: there is an abundance of riches in broadcast booths, and the increasingly complex roles taken […]

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Your weekend treat: An MiLB game re-creation

Used to be that most away baseball games were re-created in a radio studio, with tickers providing the plays and announcers providing embellishment. Jesse Goldberg-Strassler brings back the practice this weekend. Goldberg-Strassler, the voice of the Lansing Lugnuts (Low Class A; Midwest League), annually broadcasts a game via re-creation, and this year’s broadcast is set for […]

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