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Baseball And Jazz…Two American Originals

February 1, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

When music at the ballpark is mentioned one’s thoughts immediately summon an organ playing assorted diddies designed to get the crowd to make some noise, as well as the famous seventh inning stretch favorite “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.”  Dixieland also is a ballpark favorite as the groups are small and feature lively tunes. […]

Is The Red Sox Parent Company Testing the Soccer Futures Market?

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

John Henry has always had a love affair with numbers and baseball.  Which came first is hard to tell.  The hedge fund manager is without a doubt one of baseball’s biggest fans and it’s said his love of the game led him to memorize and calculate the stats of his boyhood favorite Cardinals. Now he’s […]


October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

John Russell offered a quiet presence and a patience that is either good or bad for a baseball team depending on the personnel.  Three years after thinking it would be the right approach, the Bucs’ front office may have decided a different direction is needed to continue the rebuilding process letting Russell go with one […]

Reminiscing As Pirates Lose Two Ties To Golden Era In The Past Week

August 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As a kid growing up in rural western Pennsylvania there was always stuff to do to stay busy.  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 […]