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La Huelga Y El Deporte Profesional (Strike And Professional Sports)

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Cuando se produjo la huelga de jugadores de las grandes ligas en 1994, un amigo me escribió desde Cuba lo siguiente “que vengan para acá, a ver si pueden hacerlo…”, criterio equivocado, pero utilizado para desacreditar el paro donde no se permite esa forma de protesta para reclamar. Muchos cubanos olvidaron, otros ni conocen, que […]

The Top 10 Reasons For The Red Sox EPIC September Collapse

September 29, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

In spite of blowing last night’s contest, closer Jonathan Papelbon is not on my list of the Top 10 Reasons the club fell apart in September… this debacle was about more than one game. Pundits across the baseball universe are characterizing the twin September collapses by the Red Sox and Atlanta Braves as the worst […]

The Sweet Swing of a Slugger

November 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Nowadays, it’s difficult to think of baseball players without talk of steroids, performance enhancers, or at least strength training. More than a century ago, however, raw skill and equipment formed a power-packed duo that dictated a player’s success. “Sweet Spot: 125 Years of Baseball and the Louisville Slugger” by David Magee and Philip Shirley is […]

The All-Time Yankees (a draft book chapter)

May 30, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Who would be selected for a mythical All-Time Yankees dream team roster? Who would be the starters and who the backups? Who gets snubbed, not quite good enough to make the squad? And how have other authors, as well as fan surveys and the like, answered this fun question throughout the years?

Rambling on About My Glory Days – Rambling & Wondering

April 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

I often get the comment from people, “I bet you wished you played now with the money players make these days.” It makes me dream, of course, but I really wonder if I would have even gotten a chance to play professional baseball in today”s game. I have attended quite a few minor league baseball […]