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One Eck Of a Guy
With an assist from his wife, ace reliever Dennis Eckersley faced his drinking problem
With uncanny control and a peerless talent for painting the edges of the plate, Oakland relief ace Dennis Eckersley has become virtually unbeatable
Walk-off! Crazy A simple turn of phrase by Dennis Eckersley in 1993 has become an overused appellation for a game-ending dinger
Like crabgrass invading someone's lawn, "walk-off!" has takenroot in sports lingo and gotten out of control. The term shouldappear in quotes ...
Eight Degrees of Eckersley Why baseball's lush past is still so easily connected to its present
Being the decidedly in-the-moment guy he is, Dennis Eckersley could probably care less. But when he faced the Athletics' Shane Mack--the ...
Boston Red Sox TERMINAL PATIENCE
to Martinez, the Red Sox repatriated 43-year-old Dennis Eckersley as a setup man for closer Tom Gordon. While they traded middling starter Aaron Sele to the ...
A PITCHER IN HIS PRIME
The question is whether he will become the first pitcher since Dennis Eckersley in 1992 to be named Most Valuable Player. In recent decades ...
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a moment of madness
Enough was enough. In the previous two games Oakland reliever Dennis Eckersley had pointed and exulted after striking out the Sox's Dwight Evans. Enough.
A Tale of Two Eras
Today's players are bigger and stronger, and they make more money. But is the game Bo knows really better than its distant cousin of 40 years ago, when a Duke ruled in Flatbush and Ted Williams was still the king of Swing?
NOW HEAR THIS FOR SOME PLAYERS THE SPRING IS EARMARKED FOR FUN AND GAMES, BUT MOST TEAMS ARE ATTENDING TO SERIOUS QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ANSWERED
Dennis Eckersley, the best closer in history, is the newest addition to the revamped Cardinals. Even though he's coming off a year with the Oakland A's in which ...