Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cricket and Social Media, Part 2

Here is part one. Today: Clubs. * First a note about the “Tweets per Follower” (TPF) stat for those new to the blog: TPF is simply the number of Tweets divided by the number of Followers. The lower the number, … Continue reading

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Stormont

As I mentioned a couple days ago, I found myself on the Cricket Ireland Facebook page. I had “liked” their update in my newsfeed about the upcoming Ireland v Pakistan ODIs this summer and also made a snide comment about … Continue reading

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The Takedown

Okay so a bit about the DMCA Takedown Notice I received a couple of days ago and mentioned on Twitter. First of all, if you are unsure what I mean by “DMCA Takedown Notice”, or even if you think you … Continue reading

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“The falcon cannot hear the falconer”

One major difference between the last County Championship season before World War Two (1939) and the last County Championship season before Word War One (1914) was that in 1939 the winds of War were already swirling across Europe and the … Continue reading

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Cricket and Social Media, Part 1

The structure for this post comes from an article written for the website I work at (MinnPost.com) by the incomparable David Brauer (on Twitter at @brauer) that ranks all of the local Twin Cities media members and organizations by number … Continue reading

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Cecil Abercrombie, 12 April 1886 – 31 May 1916

Cecil Abercrombie was born in 1886 in India. A capped rugby player for Scotland, he played one year (1913) in the County Cricket Championship for Hampshire. 13 total matches. That year he scored three hundreds including a high of 165 … Continue reading

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The Voice of God

“The silence of the guns was like the voice of God.” – my friend Chris Santiago paraphrasing Kurt Vonnegut’s thoughts on Armistice Day. * The actual quote is more powerful, yet not quite as lyrical: “It was during that minute … Continue reading

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