Mark Hendrickson has a great review of the above book at the Claremont of Review of Books
“The greatness of Ty Cobb,” remarked fellow Hall of Famer and former opponent, George Sisler, “was something that had to be seen, and to see him was to remember him forever.” Similar statements have been made about […]
On this date in 1888 the poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer was published in the San Francisco Examiner.
The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; the score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play. And then when Cooney died at first, and Barrows […]
On this date in 1915 Babe Ruth hits his first home run as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Took a break from grading to educate my son on the origins of the saying "Who's on first?"
Lost in the bloody 3Dpocalypse Wars, back just in time for the start of MLB this week.
“I’m Negan. And I do not appreciate you killing my men. Also, when I sent my people to kill your people for killing my people, you killed more of my people. Not cool.”
The Walking Dead closes out Season 6 with a finale that, for better or worse, will have fans talking about it […]
An excellent documentary about Pitchers, Fastballs and the history of the game.