In case some of you are feeling like you are in the movie Ground Hog Day, rest easy: Andy sent virtually the identical message about Winick’s new-found expert status last year on almost this exact same date. I have replicated it below for league historians to study:
In a message dated 1/17/2005 4:20:58 PM Central Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
So I finally find a fantasy baseball magazine at the store — “Fantasy Baseball Guide: Professional Edition”. It has the standard fare: player profiles, dollar values, and expert advice.
Then, as I’m working my way through the columns, what do I see? Jeff Winick’s name on the column bylines!!
Kerber — you and I beat an “expert” last year! The rest of you better plunk down your $6.95 and figure out what to do for 2005.