March 24, 2017

The Sunday Notes: Remembering Tommy Hanson

November 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The first week of the 2015 baseball offseason has not brought the best of news home. In finding ten stories of interest to share with you each week, the goal is to find stories that will make you smile, pass along a tale you might not know or remember someone’s childhood idol. This week, we […]

Cuarteto de veintenas. (Twenty victories quartet)

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

  La forma como los Orioles de Baltimore derrotaron a los Rojos de Cincinnati en la Serie Mundial de 1970 me hizo esperar día a día el inicio de la temporada de Grandes Ligas de 1971. Los oropéndolas de Earl Weaver era un equipo de gran defensa, pitcheo excepcional, además de una ofensiva respetable. En […]

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.

Duelo interligas en 1972 (A particular pitching interleague duel from 1972)

April 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Un pitcher se dobla sobre el montículo del Estadio Municipal de Cleveland, luego de algunos movimientos laterales de su cabeza se pone de acuerdo con el receptor Ray Fosse. Otro serpentinero levanta el pié derecho y hace resonar la mascota de John Bateman en el Three River Stadium. En el dugout de los Indios alguien […]