December 1, 2015

10 Unwritten Rules Of Baseball History

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For perhaps as long as baseball has been around, it’s had unspoken customs and rules that have helped dictate on-field action. These rules have not necessarily been systematically cataloged, though multiple books exist on the subject. With the help of, it’s getting easier to find more of baseball’s unwritten rules, or at least what sportswriters […]

Touring The Bases With…Sergio Romo

December 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As some of you may know, I’ve had the opportunity over the last few months to contribute to “49ers Insider,” a digital magazine from the San Francisco Chronicle. Between this gig and my day job, it’s limited my time and energy to write for Baseball: Past and Present, though it’s given me something cool to […]

Touring The Bases With…Ken Henderson

July 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

“The press started to build me up pretty heavily, and the thing that they used to write quite often was that I was the next Willie Mays, which I don’t think was the right thing to do. I don’t care if a player is black or white, it doesn’t make any difference, there was nobody […]

Around the American League With George Case: 1939-1946

June 21, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

A couple of weeks ago, I got to write the kind of story I love for my blog. The son of a former Washington Senators and Cleveland Indians outfielder named George Case emailed me to say he had a 37-minute DVD compiled from 8 mm color footage his dad shot of his career, which spanned […]