Introducing the Portland Stumps

As a Portland resident I've long been intrigued at the idea of Portland having a baseball team. This town is crazy about sports and I'm crazy about baseball so the intrigue is a natural fit. With the hype building for Portland to get a team I had to get in on the fun with a team design concept: The Portland Stumps.

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Lucas Hooper
The Mouse and The Snake: Analysis of Player Nicknames, Part I

I looked up every Big Leauger’s nickname on baseball reference. This may sound fun to you. Hell, the only reason I started this project was because it sounded fun to me. Believe me, it wasn’t fun. If baseball players were more funny maybe this would’ve been more fun. But in the words of Sam Miller, “baseball players aren’t funny.”

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Lucas Hooper