Monthly Archives: February 2017
It all seemed to change when Buck Showalter arrived during the 2010 season. Here was someone who knew how to build a winner. He had done in New York. He had done it Arizona. It did not happen immediately but … Continue reading
I am going to lead off this post with a question. “What makes baseball so unique among our sports?” Sports like football and basketball are heavily followed in this country. But most fans (I feel) take a more “casual” approach … Continue reading
Barry Bonds hit 762 homeruns in his remarkable career. I got to see one of them. As someone who is primarily an American League fan I did not followed the career of Barry Bonds very closely. I saw him play … Continue reading
Everyone has heard the tall tales of Paul Bunyan, an American lumberjack who grew up in Maine and the American wilderness. Paul was known for his massive height (conservative stories had him at seven feet tall) and his superhuman strength. … Continue reading
Can it really be ten years since the Red Sox won the 2007 World Championship? Kevin Youkilis. Mike Lowell. Julio Lugo. J.D. Drew. And Curt Schilling. He was still hanging in there. And the Sox had just picked up … Continue reading
For the first time since 2009, the Orioles are entering the season without the prospective of Matt Wieters as their catcher. Drafted 5th overall in the 2007 MLB Draft, Wieters was projected early on to become “Joe Mauer [a very good offensive … Continue reading
I had the privilege this morning of speaking before the Tysons Rotary on “The Pleasure of Writing Books.” Everyone was most gracious and welcoming. I spoke for about 20 minutes followed by Q&A.