Category Archives: Baseball

Giving Thanks

  Thursday is Thanksgiving. I, like many of you, will sit down to a meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, a variety of vegetables, and pumpkin pie (a la mode?). We may remember to say “thank you” to the pilgrims … Continue reading

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Roy “Doc” Halladay: 1977 – 2017

On Tuesday, 11/7/17, Roy Halladay died when the plane he was flying, crashed. His wife and two sons were not on board. He had retired from baseball in 2013 after a 16 year career. He was 40 years old. Chase … Continue reading

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Baseball 2017: Awards

Baseball gives out awards in November: Most Valuable Player, Cy Young Award, Rookie of the Year. This article will be a discussion of the players most likely to contend for these awards. MVP, American League. There are at least 6 … Continue reading

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Baseball 2017: Highlights

Every baseball season contains hundreds of wonderful stories. To review them all, a book would be necessary. Since I’m writing a blog, I’ll take a different approach. I’ll comment upon approximately two dozen players, combinations of players, and other stories … Continue reading

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Ken Burns Looks at America

Fall has arrived. Another school year has begun. The leaves are changing color. And PBS has shown another Ken Burns documentary to entertain and enlighten their audience. Ken Burns’ Mother died when he was 11. Later, a psychologist told him: … Continue reading

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The Name Game, 2

    This topic may be familiar to you. The first “The Name Game” was posted by me on this blog on December 4, 2016. So, back by (my) popular demand is another edition. The instructions are the same, but … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Past in the Present

Larry’s pack, eh, teammates; story far below Anyone who knows me, or has read the “About” section of my blog, knows I love baseball. A website I came across, http://www.baseballspast.com explains Craig R. Wright’s work. He has been turning out … Continue reading

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