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Super Sunday Astros Links February 23, 2013

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Links including, Astros history, profiles, baseball helmets and more.

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While Clack was looking at the Astros luck I was putting together these links for your viewing pleasure.

Baseball History

5,000 days since Larry Dierker’s seizure
By Chris Jaffe

Another Reason Why Rickey Is the Greatest | NotGraphs Baseball
By Robert J. Baumann

Astros County: Your Neighborhood Astros Blog & Grill: When Drayton almost moved the Astros to Virginia
By Astros County

Baseball Draft

2013 MLB Draft: Matt Garrioch's Top 100 Draft Prospects - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

2013 MLB Draft: Marco Gonzales, LHP, Gonzaga - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Phillip Ervin, OF, Samford - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

Baseball Off The Field

Should MLB Punish DUIs More Harshly, Like PEDs? | FanGraphs Baseball
By Alex Remington

Baseball Statistics

The Fans Versus The Algorithms | FanGraphs Baseball
By Dave Cameron

Sabermetric Research: More luck in outcomes doesn't imply less skilled players
By Phil Birnbaum

Baseball On The Field

New Mandatory Batting Helmet to Reduce Risk of Concussions Begins Use in MLB
By Maury Brown

Why Astros GM likes move to the AL - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
By Christina Kahrl

Baseball Profiles

Appy Astros: Getting To Know the New G-Stros Manager Josh Bonifay
By Steve Duer

What the Heck, Bobby?: Talking Astros Prospects with John Manuel of Baseball America
By Jayne Hansen