Open the door, let ’em in …

Before I hear Pete Rose do his usual “Hey, look at me!!!” squawking on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductee announcement day, I’ll take Biggio, Schilling, Raines and/or Morris for the Class of 2013, please. Don’t worry, Mssrs. Bagwell and Piazza, I like you guys for next year’s class. Here’s Joe Posnanski’s thoughts on […]

Hall Bound?

Love that “Whitey” Herzog’s finally in the Hall of Fame today, and nice to see another former Expo in Andre Dawson inducted as well. However, if the “Hawk” is in, would be nice to find a place for Bill Madlock — multiple NL batting champ, plus .305 lifetime average better than Jim Rice — as […]

Roundin' third, headin' for home

Ahhh, “Put me in coach, I’m ready to play…,” words any bench warmer assuredly knows. The Centerfield album came out my freshman year of high school, shortly before I made the JV baseball team, so God knows I knew ’em. 25 years later (25!!!), nice to see John Fogerty getting the chance to play […]