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While New Leagues Are Slow to Develop, Independent Roster in Majors Grows Rapidly

August 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Independent Baseball is continuing to turn out major league players in impressive numbers—two more just this week—but operators are not finding it nearly as easy to start new leagues or even to nail down new franchises. A new league has not started and lasted since the Can-Am League launched in 2005, and even that was […]

Clemente’s spirit remains alive with Roberto’s Kids

February 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In 2010, 35 tons of donated baseball equipment went to communities in the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and Native American reservations in South Dakota.  Bats, balls, gloves, socks and every item necessary to play the game found its way to needy neighborhoods. This was all part of a collaborative effort headed by Steve Pindar, […]

It’s A Small World

June 6, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Old Business 1. A big shoutout to Dr. Memory.  Glad ya liked last week’s edition, Doc.  Your comments mean a lot to me. 2. Buck Turgidson.  That was George C. Scott’s role in Strangelove. New Business Al* and Tipper Gore are splitsville.  There’s an old joke going around that he claims to have invented the […]

Rambling On About My Glory Days – What to Do When the Lights Go Out

May 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although I had a few more major league at-bats than “Moonlight Graham” did, I know just how he felt in the movie Field of Dreams – maybe I could have kept playing, but I may have missed my life’s passion, and missed making a difference for some kid. I guess I am one of the […]