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Super Sunday Links 4 December 2011

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 2:  Exterior general view of the Royal Albert Hall during Day Three of the AEGON Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall on December 2, 2011 in London , England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 2: Exterior general view of the Royal Albert Hall during Day Three of the AEGON Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall on December 2, 2011 in London , England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
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While you were thinking about who could be the Astros next GM I was putting together these delightful links for your viewing pleasure.

Let's Get It On

Ultimate Astros " New Astros president Postolos ready to play ball
By David Barron

Ultimate Astros " Insults fly at lighthearted roast of Larry Dierker
Highlights from the Larry Dierker roast.

Farmstros: Smith and Wade Aren't Invited to Spring Training, but These Guys Could Be
A list of those players that will be in Spring Training camp.

Astros County: The Only Astros Blog That Matters: Short list of GM possibilities
AC with a compiled list of possible GM candidates.

Larry Dierker roast and toast: fun, raucous and wildly insulting. " Alyson's Footnotes
Alyson Footer highlights the roast of Dierker.

For Those Tired with Astro Links

Predictive ability of swing area
What can plate discipline statistics tell us about the future? This seems like a Clackish article.

The Interactive 2012 Hall of Fame Ballot - Beyond the Box Score
The 2012 Hall of Fame ballot was just announced. Use this interactive visualization to compare the candidates.


Interviews and Profiles

Team president George Postolos rises at chance to rebuild Astros | astros.com: News
George Postolos has been a fixture in the Houston sports scene for more than a decade, trading the thump of the basketball for the crack of a baseball bat.

Former Astros RHP Brandon Puffer overcoming adversity as inmate in state prison - Houston Houston Astros | Examiner.com
Stephen Goff interviews a former Astros player.