For the baseball fan and the baseball researcher, the Google News Archive is a dream come true. Point your browser to news.google.com/archivesearch and at your fingertips you have access to an unimaginable bounty of newspaper and magazine clippings on the grand old game, not to mention just about any subject you might care to […]
Read More Google’s news archive a treasure for baseball researchers, fans
The top three Google results for “baseball” are mlb.com, the Wikipedia entry on the sport and — drumroll — The Official Site of the New York Yankees. A mere hour or so after the Yankees fell to the Los Angeles Angels in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, what’s the lead video highlight […]
Read More Google baseball and what do you get?
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