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Jeff Beresford-Howe

Jeff Beresford-Howe, a writer in Oakland, California, is one of the last surviving season-ticket holders of the California Golden Seals and he prefers Grey Goose-and-tonic at his tailgate parties.

Jeff Beresford-Howe appears in the following:

Giants Take the World Series

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

The last time the Giants won the World Series, they weren't the San Francisco Giants, because they were still playing on the Polo Grounds in Harlem. Now, a new city can celebrate their victory. Sports writer Jeff Beresford-Howe reports from California.

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Five Things You Know About This World Series That Are Wrong

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Sportswriter Jeff Beresford-Howe takes you through five erroneous assumptions you may have heading into this year's World Series.

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[Web Special] The All-Stars: Suspicious Minds

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Watching the selection show for baseball's All-Star Game on TBS Sunday, I thought of Billy Martin. Talking about Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner in 1978, the...
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[Web Special] Why We Don't Catch Soccer Fever

Monday, June 29, 2009

Bad news for all of you singing Ole Ole. Soccer – hell, that isn’t even the real name of the sport – is never going to be a big deal in the United States. Why? Let me dive to the...
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Major League Baseball: The End of the Fehr Era

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Major League Baseball is losing an icon. Don Fehr is retiring after 26 years. He's not a second baseman or even a coach. He's the executive director of the Major League Baseball Playe...

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[Web Special] Why Baseball Needs a Clean-Up

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Leadership in baseball changes about as often as it used to in the Kremlin and still does in Zhongnanhai. The last time there was turnover on the player’s union side was 1983, when a ...
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[Web Special] Baseball: You Can't Pick a Pitcher

Thursday, June 11, 2009

However it turns out – and these things have a way of getting weird when the Washington Nationals are involved – Stephen Strasburg is in for one hell of a ride. He became the number...
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[Web Special] Is Stephen Strasburg the Best Pitcher Alive?

Friday, May 29, 2009

It had to be somebody, but I bet Virginia didn’t think it would be them. The Cavaliers finished the season with the best record in the ACC (43-12-1) and had every right to expect a c...
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Bud Selig's Nightmare: The Zach Greinke Scenario

Friday, May 08, 2009

Bud Selig woke up at 4 a.m. again last night, screaming and bathed in sweat. “What’s bothering you, Bud?” his wife says, distracted as she tries to remember if she signed a pre-nup. ...
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2009 baseball predictions, and the 'recession specials' at every ballpark

Monday, April 06, 2009

Take a look ahead at the '09 season, with a list of predictions for the finish of each team, a quick summary of the team's prospects, and a round-up of what they're doing to entice ca...
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Swing batter! It's Major League Baseball's opening day

Monday, April 06, 2009

Today is Major League Baseball's opening day and the players are ready. Whether it be the Rays or the Diamondbacks the game is on and the fans are excited. But in this economy, the co...

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2009 Baseball Predictions, and the 'Recession Specials' at Every Ballpark

Monday, April 06, 2009

Take a look ahead at the '09 season, with a list of predictions for the finish of each team, a quick summary of the team's prospects, and a round-up of what they're doing to entice cash-strapped fans to spend at the ballpark.

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Japan wins the World Baseball Classic again

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Japanese and Korean fans packed Dodgers stadium in Los Angeles last night for the championship game of the World Baseball Classic. Japan clinched the game in the tenth inning beating ...

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Korea and Japan face off in the 2009 WBC Finals

Monday, March 23, 2009

A baseball tournament with so few games is vulnerable to upsets that leave behind the best teams, but not in this World Baseball Classic: Korea and Japan will play tonight for the cha...
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Is the World Baseball Classic worth it?

Monday, March 23, 2009

If the 2006 World Baseball Classic was baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s newborn baby, with everybody cooing, talking up the novelty of it and predicting a bright future as Japan beat...
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Hitting a Homerun: The Dutch beat the Dominicans in the World Baseball Classic

Monday, March 09, 2009

The Netherlands beat the Dominican Republic in a huge upset over the weekend and made the World Baseball Classic a hit around the world. Jeff Beresford-Howe, The Takeaway’s sports c...

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Baseball's new color barrier

Monday, February 23, 2009

When Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier at second base with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, it was one of the defining moments in professional sports. But in the past decade, pro a...

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Alex Rodriguez's modified, limited hangout

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Somewhere hot and sulphery, Richard Nixon is grinning. The old man knows a modified, limited hangout when he sees one. Nixon's newest soulmate is Alex Rodriguez. Faced with an utte...
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Ten reasons to root for the Arizona Cardinals

Friday, January 30, 2009

Yes, the Arizona Cardinals will be the underdogs to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLII (as they have been throughout the playoffs), but there are a number of reasons to root f...
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Sports teams slash ticket prices to keep fans

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Contributor's Notes: Jeff Beresford-Howe: Want to see the Stanley Cup champs? Got $11.50? No problem. This way, sir. Want to see the Stanley Cup champs? Pull a ten out of your wallet...

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