I can still remember seeing the 1952 film “The Winning Team” starring Ronald Regan and Doris Day. Of course my knowledge of Grover Cleveland Alexander was non-existent until then. In fact, I might have checked with my father and asked if it were a true story. Which he informed me that Alexander was one of […]
#BOSTON STRONG The Daily Stream — Saturday Version Hello fellow fisherman, it is time for The Daily Stream – The Saturday Version. This week has been a fantasy week filled with mid level double starts and more than your fair share of bad pitching. Matt Cain owners, people that owned and started David Price, Brett […]
The implosion of the 2011 Red Sox came as a surprise. It was an excruciating, agonizing surprise that played out over the course of a month, and left Boston fans at a loss for answers. The team that looked like it had an excellent chance at winning the World Series this year, went down in […]
In 1956 a monument was dedicated to Clark Griffith outside old Griffith Stadium just months after the former owner of the team and stadium died. Â His passing was marked by every major newspaper, his funeral attended by every official of the game. Â He was recognized as a giant of the game whose place in Cooperstown […]
It’s a little checklist that Cardinal fans go through before games, to prepare themselves for what is to come: Is the opposing pitcher someone the Cardinals haven’t seen much of? Check. Does the opposing pitcher have a high ERA? Check. Is the opposing pitcher lefthanded? Hey, he’s not! Â Maybe they have a chance! Of course, […]
As a kid growing up in rural western Pennsylvania there was always stuff to do to stay busy.Â The range of options was pretty expansive with everything from lounging under a tree to spending hours in the sun harvesting crops, but once the sun started to go down everything was put aside to catch the […]
(Webster, N.Y) For eight innings the Webster Yankees toiled with little to show for their efforts. The home nine threatened but failed to bring home any runs while the Elmira Pioneers grabbed a seven-run lead.Â Elmira pitchers dominated Webster for eight frames recording 13 strike outs.