Author Archives: Mark

About Mark

A graduate student who finds the time to write about baseball.

Alan Trammell – Caught Between Eras

Last time, we briefly reviewed what the Modern Era Committee was in connection to the Hall of Fame and talked about the Modern Committee electing shortstop Alan Trammell and starting pitcher Jack Morris to the Hall of Fame (HoF). In … Continue reading

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Reflections on Modern Committee Vote for 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame. Part I: Background

Earlier this evening, the Modern Baseball Era committee voted in two former baseball players (shortstop Alan Trammell and starting pitcher Jack Morris) into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. These two players, overlooked when on the BBWAA … Continue reading

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For all “Intends” and Purposes, Benintendi is Good

I was really hoping to go to Camden Yards today. My school work this weekend was on the lull side and I didn’t have a lot to get ready for regarding Monday. Unfortunately the one thing I didn’t forsee was … Continue reading

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“What did you see?” “Iceberg, straight ahead!” “Thank you.”

I am going to deviate today from talking about baseball. Instead, I want to say a few words regarding another small hobby of mine: Titanic. The year is 1906. For most of the nineteenth century, Britain dominated trade and travel … Continue reading

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Holliday walks in the Park — Follow up to Orioles – Yankees game

Yesterday, Bill was at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to see the Orioles play the Yankees. Being a graduate student over 2 hours away from home, it wasn’t an ideal day for me to join him, so I followed the … Continue reading

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Bill and Mark’s Totally Accurate, Totally True Predictions for the 2017 Season

Spring training is over! Tonight we will have three opening day games to start the 2017 season. New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays @ 1:10pm ET San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks @ 4:10pm ET Chicago Cubs vs St. … Continue reading

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Preliminary Roster Overview 2017: Balitmore Orioles — Third Base

  Bill recently posted the story about my first year as an Orioles fan in 1998. Looking back, it was perhaps unfortunate that my interest in baseball didn’t come together until then. The Orioles were able to put together a … Continue reading

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