Small Town Blues

Caledonia, MN is a small midwestern town much like any other. As has happened many times in other small towns, one of its key employers is closing up its facility there and moving the jobs elsewhere. The difference here is what that company happens to be. For 20-ish years Miken has manufactured baseball helmets and…… Continue reading Small Town Blues

What If Indiana Jones Wasn’t in “Raiders of the Lost Ark?”

Okay, enough serious stuff for now. Earlier today I walked into the physical therapy center at my clinic and saw the TV for the patients was playing “Raiders.” Now, I love that movie; it’s a rollicking good adventure, but I can’t resist pointing out something to people—ie, that Indiana Jones’ affect on the outcome of…… Continue reading What If Indiana Jones Wasn’t in “Raiders of the Lost Ark?”

Don’t Let Trevor Bauer Make You Forget Other Cases

Trevor Bauer’s domestic/sexual violence case has been a headline grabber for over a month. However, it is not the only case in MLB under its joint agreement with the MLBPA this year. There are three others whose misdeeds ought not be forgotten. Here they are: Sam Dyson—He was suspended for the entire season as of…… Continue reading Don’t Let Trevor Bauer Make You Forget Other Cases

Trevor Bauer

Jeff Passan has an article up on the ESPN website that is very worth reading: https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32119416/will-trevor-bauer-ever-pitch-again-next-los-angeles-dodgers-mlb Reading it also prevents me from delving too deeply into this case myself. What Bauer did/is alleged to have done is disgusting. He has been on administrative leave, paid leave, since the story broke two months ago. There is…… Continue reading Trevor Bauer