Scoff if you will at that headline, but the idea has merit. Buster Posey has proved just how valuable he is by his absence from the San Francisco Giants. Posey broke his leg May 25 while trying to keep Scott Cousins of the Florida Marlins from touching home. Cousins scored, the Marlins won, and it’s […]Read More The 2011 National League MVP: Buster Posey
Overcome by injuries, Carlos Delgado has retired from baseball. Even though he’s been inactive since early in the 2009 season, his departure still resonates. There’s a nice farewell piece on Carlos in the Globe and Mail that summarizes the man and his career. Delgado piled up some impressive numbers on offense during his years with the […]Read More Adios, Carlos Delgado. Thanks for a great career.
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=NBA&iid=7939913″ src=”5/d/7/0/NBA_All_Star_165a.jpg?adImageId=10325689&imageId=7939913″ width=”234″ height=”294″ /] Check out the slick New York Yankees cap that Spike Lee wore to the NBA All-Star game last night in Dallas. I hadn’t seen this one before. It celebrates the Yanks’ recent World Series triumph — the 27th in franchise history — and notes the years of […]Read More Spike Lee sports a special Yankees championship cap
We’re in a wild card race. Awesome!!! Well, hardly. Wild-card races in Major League Baseball have been running for a couple of decades, and I still can’t fully accept them. Don’t get me wrong. I’ll take a wild card berth. As I write this post, I’m listening to the Giants and the Dodgers. I want […]Read More Less than excited about baseball wild card races
This is 2009, and Google pretty much rules the world. For no particular reason, tonight I typed “baseball caps” into the Google Images search bar to see what would come up first. And here it is, at right: the “6 Panels Baseball Cap with Brass Buckle” as displayed on made-in-china.com. The irony cannot be escaped. […]Read More The All-American baseball cap, by way of China
If there’s a network TV baseball game on the tube, chances are it involves the Yankees, Red Sox, Cardinals, or some combination thereof. I know that New York rules the media world — I worked in Manhattan for a certain worldwide wire service for five years — but the air and cable time the Yankees […]Read More Network TV baseball choices play it safe