Jon Cooper


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  • 14 years ago

    COLUMBUS, GEORGIA—Constructing shaving-cream pies and blowing bubble-gum bubbles for the tops of baseball caps. Setting off firecrackers in the bat racks to "wake up the bats." Administering a hotfoot or two. (Instructions: Stick a book of ma...

  • 15 years ago

    You have to wonder what the big shots who want to abolish the Minnesota Twins were thinking after the team started the season 5-1. But there's little doubt what the Minnesota players were thinking: "Hey, Bud, contract this!" The team's quick start...

  • 18 years ago

    Staten Island Yankees assistant general manager Jason Smorol was sitting behind his cluttered outer borough desk recently, recalling his days as GM of the Batavia Muckdogs of the New York­Penn League (A ball). He was reminiscing about one part...


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