I have been enjoying the fine bio “Branch Rickey: Baseball’s Ferocious Gentleman by Lee Lowenfish. While doing so, an internal debate has erupted in my mind. The object of discussion is the polarized feelings of those from his baseball life. Certain members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, such as Rogers Hornsby, and Ralph […]
Since this past weekend, I started a post that is currently approaching 8,000 words. Â I’m not quite sure what to do about it because it takes a rare breed to want to read that much about what I was thinking on Friday night. In the meantime, per friendly reader Osh’s request, let’s take a moment […]
It was the opening of the baseball season in America. As major league teams wrapped up their respective spring trainings and prepared to throw their opening pitch of the 1953 season in a few weeks time, the Pacific Coast League was ready to start now. Warm west coast weather allowed the PCL season to start […]
Now that I have your attention and before you think of me as a liar, let me explain.