July 19, 2019

Mr. President, Baseball Lasts Til Almost November

January 13, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

The St. Louis Cardinals are in the Rose Garden soon for the customary victory lap stop-over at the White House. It will be a rare baseball event for President Obama, and that is a sad commentary for both the game and for a president whose political advisors are so clearly asleep at the switch. Presidents […]

Un Juego Indigno De Serie Mundial (A World Series Game Unworthy Of)

October 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Los juegos como el de anoche entre San Luis y Texas, por lo general, son buenos para el fanático del ganador, para el que apostó o para ganar una discusión; a fin de cuentas, ante situaciones como estas, solo importa la victoria; pero, para el pasatiempo no, no es posible que uno de los peores […]

Pete Rose: Justice Delivered, But Only Temporarily And Only In Theory

September 12, 2010 by · 17 Comments 

Twenty five years ago today one of the most hallowed records in baseball history was broken when Pete Rose singled to left field against San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Show (who’s tumultuous life and death were chronicled by ESPN’s Outside the Lines) for career hit number 4,192, passing the legendary Ty Cobb. Fireworks instantly went off […]

Remembering Charlie “King Kong” Keller

May 1, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

Charles E. “King Kong” Keller was born on September 12, 1916 in Middletown, Maryland. An outfielder, Keller played baseball and basketball at the University of Maryland where he earned a degree in agricultural economics before signing with the New York Yankees in 1937. Keller played for the Newark Bears of the Class AA International League […]