CWS Update

The first two days of the College World Series are in the books; all eight teams have played once. I mentioned after the Super Regionals that four unseeded teams had made it to the CWS. How they line up for the tournament is according to how it would be if the top eight seeds all…… Continue reading CWS Update

Brian Piccolo Day

Today at a preseason camp for the Chicago Bears, every player wore #41. That was Brian Piccolo’s number. 52 years ago today the Bears running back died of cancer. They had planned on honoring him thusly on the 50th anniversary in 2020, but all offseason camps were cancelled due to COVID. Piccolo is best remembered…… Continue reading Brian Piccolo Day

Road to Omaha

The eight teams for the College World Series is set. The Super Regionals wrapped up tonight with Stanford and Auburn advancing, both 2 games to 1 over their opponents. Stanford is the #2 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament, so they are no surprise. Auburn, however, as the #14 seed, upset #3 Oregon State in…… Continue reading Road to Omaha

Yadi v Albert: Pitchers’ Duel

I’m sure you saw that Albert Pujols made his pitching debut for the Cardinals on May 15th in a blowout game against the Giants. Apparently, there was some smack talk between future Hall-of-Famers in the dugout afterwards, with Yadier Molina informing Pujols that he would have fared better. Or would he? A week later, Yadi…… Continue reading Yadi v Albert: Pitchers’ Duel