Tag Archives: Sports

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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Spring’s Unwelcome Guest

I love Spring. It is my favorite season. Plus, it always arrives after a bleak Winter of grey days and the ever present possibility of snow combined with its evil relative, Black Ice. Spring, for me, begins when pitchers and … Continue reading

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Trivia or Trivial

  What’s the difference between the words “trivia” and “trivial?” Technically, just one letter. But, for me, that one letter can make a big difference. For example, here’s a baseball question: Name two pitchers who played on the 1963 World … Continue reading

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Baseball Stars (age 25 and under)

Mike Trout 2017’s baseball season will be played without David Ortiz (who knew when and how to leave the sport: with his star still shining bright), and David Ross (ditto; a home run in his last bat while winning a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

My brother (Rick) and I grew up in Philadelphia. Winters could be an endless series of sunless days. The amount of snow varied from year to year. One day, late in the last century, we got 31” of snow –a … Continue reading

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Baseball 2016: An Appreciation

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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ROSCOE WAS ALWAYS QUIET

When you think of your parents, what comes to mind first?  Are they attractive, smart, compassionate, tall or short, thin or, eh, just slightly overweight?  What is their eye color, hair color —do they still have hair?  When I think … Continue reading

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