#TBT Sports Blog: Ozzie Smith or MLB’s Wizard of Oz

Today’s #TBT sports blog features one of my favorite MLB players ever – former St. Louis Cardinals’ shortstop Ozzie Smith or The Wizard of Oz. If Dorothy, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow were baseball fans, they’d be off to … Continue reading

Big Unit Randy Johnson Towers Over MLB HOF Inductees

With four legends inducted yesterday into the 2015 class of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, one stood significantly taller. In the same way he physically towered over hitters from the pitcher’s mound during his storied career, the imposing frame … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: MLB HOF Pitcher Randy Johnson

Today’s #TBT sports blog looks back at Major League Baseball’s Big Unit. At 6’10” and 230 lbs. MLB Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson personified the Big Unit name given him during his rookie season in Montreal. When astonished teammate … Continue reading

The Big Unit Randy Johnson Elected in 2015 Baseball HOF

Along with Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio, The Big Unit Randy Johnson was elected yesterday into Baseball’s Class of 2015 Hall of Fame. With 534 out of a possible 549, or 97.3% of the Baseball Writers Association of … Continue reading

Dennis Schrader’s “Little Cooperstown” Baseball Cache Gets Guinness World Record

His love of baseball is evident, his enthusiasm for baseball history is infectious, but his personal collection of autographed baseballs. . . it’s nothing less than extraordinary. Dennis Schrader’s signed baseball collection, housed in the spare bedroom of his Odessa, … Continue reading