Category: Baseball

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Jan 22

Online Marketing, and a Little Baseball

Mark Whittaker Little League

The tagline on my website / blog says “Online Media and Marketing … and a Little Baseball.” It combines my vocation and one of my favorite avocations. I’ve been a baseball fan since age 9 or so, when I first started playing in the local Little League. I was awkward and terrible, but the games …

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Apr 15

Pirates blog: One case for paid content

For two years or so, I’ve watched the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Dejan Kovacevic grow from a newspaper journalist into an online journalist. Dejan is the P-G’s beat writer covering the Pittsburgh Pirates, so it should come as no surprise to those who know me that I’m familiar with his work. He’s an outstanding journalist who is …

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Apr 05

Pirates 2010

Just so it’s on the record before the first pitch today, I’m predicting 75 wins for this year’s Pirates. I wish it could be more, but there’s just not enough experience to justify an improvement of any more than 13 wins over last year. And even 13 more wins might be a stretch.