We’ve gotten past the Mayan apocalypse, so now we can move on and celebrate the Baseball Solstice. That’s the mid-point between the end of the World Series and the first exhibition game pitch of spring training, which we will celebrate this year in concert with Christmas. Unlike the winter solstice at Stonehenge, there is no […]Read More And a happy Baseball Solstice to us, every one!
A colleague at work and a huge baseball fan, my friend Kelly Jones is making a bid for the MLB Fan Cave for this baseball season. She’s put up a YouTube video making her case, which you can watch here. That way you can find out why she talks through her mitt so much! (Good […]Read More My friend Kelly makes a bid for the MLB Fan Cave
With one of my sons and a friend, I went to see the Cleveland Indians play the Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco yesterday. The nationally televised game was a test of loyalty for me: Would I root for the team of my youth or the team of my recent years. Honestly, I wasn’t […]Read More Coming out as a San Francisco Giants fan
The Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in 12 innings Tuesday night to win the American League Central title, and I’m not happy. Not because the Twins won per se. They’ve been a terrific story this season, charging from behind to tie the Tigers and force the one-game playoff for the division title. What […]Read More The Twins win, and we’re stuck with more games in that horrid dome
The Los Angeles Dodgers cap is one of the best in baseball. With their blade-straight serifs against the deep blue fabric, the white “L” and “A” form one of the most instantly recognizable logos in sport. Look at this book cover photo of Sandy Koufax at left. (What a great portrait!) Even the most hardened […]Read More Iconic baseball caps: The Los Angeles Dodgers
A journalist by profession, I usually refrain from taking sides. I try to see the merits and disadvantages of each aspect of an issue, causing me occasionally to over-analyze a situation. I confess, I’ve been overthinking the issue of fans voting for the American and National league All-Star game rosters. Major League Baseball is using […]Read More Vote for Pablo!