March 23, 2017

Clearing The Bases

April 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Arizona Diamondbacks: Centerfielder A.J. Pollock had a big game Wednesday, hitting two HRs and driving in four runs. Pollock may not have even begun the season with the team except for the injuries suffered by Adam Eaton an Cody Ross, problem is when those two return from the DL there may be no room for […]

El center fielder de los campeones de 1941. (The centerfielder of the venezuelan amateur team that won the World Champioship in 1941).

June 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Héctor Benítez Redondo dejó de existir este viernes 17 de junio de 2011. Era uno de los sobrevivientes de aquel equipo que había hecho sonreir a toda Venezuela. Su elegancia con el guante, y su efectividad con el madero fueron los comentarios que más escuché o leí sobre quién conformaba junto a José Antonio Casanova […]

Andre Dawson and the Hall, A Perspective

July 20, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

So, Andre Dawson is in the Hall of Fame as a member of the Montreal Expos. He’s the third former Expos player to be inducted, following Gary Carter and Tony Perez. Manager Dick Williams and coach Duke Snider are also in and there’s a good chance that John McHale will join them posthumously some day. […]

Dentro del parque (Inside the park)

March 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“Corre, corre que la pelota se le perdió entre los arbustos”. Los muchachos saltan a un lado del solar de asfalto, el bate todavía rueda sobre la superficie plástica espolvoreada con motas de arenilla que abona algunas plántulas obstinadas que crecen entre las grietas asfálticas. Al fondo, bajo el azul y el brillo de media […]

Dan’s Diary from Disneyball

March 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While liquid sunshine continues to wreak havoc with spring training schedules, there’s no better alternative than writing about baseball. These are the latest tidbits from the camps around the Grapefruit League: Andruw Jones, signed for only $500,000 by the Chicago White Sox, might turn out to be the best free-agent acquisition of the winter. Once […]

The Enigmatic Willie Davis

March 10, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Signed as an 18-year-old in 1958, Willie Davis was a ballplayer of many talents and many quirks. A multiple threat in high school, Willie was a basketball star, as well as a right hand hitting lefty pitcher and first baseman with blazing speed. After a makeover courtesy of Dodger scout Kenny Myers, Davis became a […]