June 17, 2019

La conexión de Harvey Haddix y Graciliano Parra. Dos no-hitters truncados. (Harvey Haddix and Graciliano Parra’s connection. Two truncated no-hitters)

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

De acuerdo, la gesta de Haddix duró 12 episodios a ritmo de juego perfecto. Graciliano sólo tenía un juego sin hits ni carreras luego de 9 entradas. Sin embargo la tensión que ambos vivieron en el décimo tercer y el décimo inning respectivamente registró los escalofríos de cada uno de los presentes en el County […]

Memorias de Fenway Park (Memories of Fenway Park)

April 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

El taxi me dejó en la esquina de Beacon y Arlington street. Tuve una conversación tan amena con el taxista que ni me di cuenta de la nieve y la temperatura. En la puerta del Boston School of Modern Languages la señora de la oficina me dijo que debía ir urgente a comprar ropa de […]

REO Speedwagon to Open Rays Summer Concert Series

April 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Iconic classic rockers REO Speedwagon are kicking off the Tampa Bay Rays summer concert series this year on April 30th immediately after the game against the Los Angeles Angels. This is the fourth year Tampa Bay has had post-game concerts and considering the Rays are under .500 it couldn’t come at a better time since […]

Is Mark Belanger a Hall of Famer?

January 10, 2011 by · 11 Comments 

If we grant admission to players such as DHs and relievers who were one-dimensional, then we should think seriously about admitting players who played Hall of Fame caliber defense, but were weak with the stick. And that brings me to former Oriole shortstop Mark Belanger.

El Juego de Estrellas que nunca olvidaré (The All Star game I’ll never forget).

July 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Siempre recordaré la noche del 14 de julio de 1970. Papá me había enviado a la cama por enésima vez. Lo disputado del Juego de las Estrellas hizo que accediera a mis solicitudes para que me dejara otro rato más. Pero cuando el juego se empató en el noveno inning Papá me llevó personalmente al […]

The Looie (Aparicio) Curse

February 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The news that Luis Aparicio has let the White Sox unretire his jersey, number 11, to let Omar Vizquel wear it in tribute to his Venezuelan predecessor called to mind the story of the Looie Curse, said to have been pronounced on the Sox by Aparicio in revenge for being traded to Baltimore in January […]