How About That?

When I was a kid, I looked forward to watching “This Week in Baseball” every week, hosted by the late, great Mel Allen. As an Army brat in Germany, that and NBC’s Game of the Week were the only baseball viewing I got on Armed Forces Television. I loved Allen’s “How about that?” line when…… Continue reading How About That?

Opening Day 2021

It’s Opening Day. It’s a new season. It’s baseball. All 30 teams are going to be in action. Everything is as it should be. Except… there are not one but two proverbial Swords of Damocles hanging over this season. The first is the coronavirus pandemic that is still not over even though hoards of people…… Continue reading Opening Day 2021

Marlins Park to Be Renamed

The Marlins have sold naming rights to their stadium. It will be officially known as LoanDepot Park. That seems somehow…appropriate. It is as if the former Mets owners, the Wilpons, had named Citi Field “Ponzi Park.” Has a ring to it, doesn’t it?

A Brief Hiatus

Hey fam. Prof here. With a heavy heart, I am announcing a leave of absence from FI. I am recovering from Covid-19 and unfortunately developed Long Covid. I can barely work a regular job, much less prep, prepare, and write a daily blog post. I am exhausted every single day, in immense pain, and my…… Continue reading A Brief Hiatus