While we at Razzball are content toiling within the modest confines of fantasy baseball blogdom, we occasionally like to flex our journalistic muscles and take on a challenging interview.  (Click here for our interview archive.)  Our interview subjects in this post are the director (Stephen Palgon) and star (Jed Latkin) of the recently released documentary Fantasyland (based on the Sam Walker book).

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I’m participating in one NL-only and one AL-only league this  year.  I already covered the AL-only draft – this post covers the NL-only one.

This 12 team NL expert league is hosted by our friends over at KFFL - named, of course, after the Kentucky Flag Football League that won $1 in an  antitrust suit with the NFL when the judge realized that a game in which Derby jockeys play with a football coated in the Colonel’s finger-licking grease is awesome.

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Like many of you, I cut my fantasy baseball teeth on snake-drafting 10-12 team mixed leagues.*  But I’ve found that, to paraphrase Spinal Tap, the looser the league’s Free Agent waistband, the deeper the quicksand I get into.  I’d lose a closer to injury only to find that some joker on the West Coast picked up the replacement while I was sleeping. 

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While we at Razzball are content toiling within the modest confines of fantasy baseball blogdom, we occasionally like to flex our journalistic muscles and take on a challenging interview.  (Click here for our interview archive.)  Sometimes that’s not enough of a challenge and we answer for our interview subject. 

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The worlds of baseball and business have many similarities – money, dealing with the press, pleasing customers, etc. – but few jobs translate as well between both as the role of Manager.

Bruce Bochy, one of the longest tenured baseball managers (entering his 16th year in 2010) and the career leader in home runs by a player born in France, understands these parallels and has partnered with Ray Kroc Jr.

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