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Super Sunday Links 3 April 2011

While the Astros were taking on the Phillies I was putting these links together for your hangover cure.

*Links are not guaranteed to cure hangovers.

 

Outside the Lines

What's Changed with Jim Crane and the Sale of the Astros?
Maury Brown gives his take on the impending sale of the Astros.

Early Houston Buffs and Browns Connection? « The Pecan Park Eagle
Bill McCurdy is looking to find out more about the history of baseball in the Houston area, he needs help though. If you're interested in joining the effort click on the link and check it out.

Matt Murton: Hero On, Off the Field - Beyond the Box Score
If the name Matt Murton sounds familiar it's because he used to play for the Cubs. He now plays professional ball in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers. After the natural disaster struck Japan, Matt has been doing what he can to help the same Japanese people who cheered him on as he chased an Ichiro Suzuski record last season.

 

 

At the Ballpark

Baseball fever: Watching the Astros & Cameron Diaz makes for a perfect spring break - 2011-Mar-28 - CultureMap Houston
For one college students Spring Break was catching some Astro games during Spring Training in Kissimmee. Lucky for her one of those games included Cameron Diaz.

Social Media notes: Exclusive nights and Tweet-ups…who’s in? « Alyson's Footnotes
It's events like these that make me want to pack up and move to Houston. If you do happen to go to one of these events this season, be sure to take plenty of pictures and make a FanPost with those pictures.

 

 

Statistics

Joe Posnanski » Posts Chinese Jibberish «
This is an article about understanding statistics. Most of you who frequent the site know we have a slant toward advanced statistics. This won't be anything new for those of you who already accept statistics, but it adds a different perspective. The hope with posting this link is that at least one person get's a better understanding of advanced statistics and why we use them.