This is a special quarantine series where I watch old games and write a running commentary about it. Due to some adult language at times, reader discretion is advised.
Mike Trout played in his 1000th MLB game Thursday and his numbers equal or surpass the first 1000 games of Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and everyone else. Fridays scores.
Relive the time of our lives…
the Jewish-American pastime
We look at two minor leaguers who did big things.
The Legend Lives On.
It’s all been forgotten…
Remembering two minor league players who put up major league numbers.
It all leads up to this moment.
Part memoir, part travelogue, all tribute.
Let’s have a conversation about all time great pitching staffs.
Announcements are in! Let’s give a warm welcome to the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ken Griffey, Jr: Griffey received 437 of 440 votes, or 99.3% passing Tom Seaver’s record for largest percentage of votes. Shockingly, there were three writers who felt Griffey was not deserving. Junior played for 22 seasons,…… Continue reading Welcome Class of 2016!
This is pretty cool, and if you get the opportunity, I highly recommend you check it out. The Smithsonian is currently organizing collection events, looking for donations for a future exhibit. The events will be held in the California and New York areas in 2016 and 2017. The initiative is looking to collect artifacts, stories,…… Continue reading Smithsonian Announces “Latinos and Baseball” Collecting Initiative
Here’s one person’s answer to that question. Graham Womack of The Sporting News, per a post here about a month ago, has wrapped up his readers’ poll of the top 25 players not in the Hall of Fame. The only restriction was that they had to have been retired since 2010, just like with actual…… Continue reading And the top 25 non-HOFers are?