#TBT Sports Blog: Chicago Cubs’ Mordecai Three Finger Brown

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown of the Chicago Cubs. He’s one of the greatest pitchers in Major League Baseball history. In the book Three Finger:The Mordecai Brown Story, Hall of Fame Chicago Cubs pitcher Ferguson Jenkins … Continue reading

Sports Comic Book: Favorite Sports Quotes

Favorite Sports Quotes combines 25 of my all-time favorite sports quotes with clever, individual sports comics. Each brief chapter offers a bit of history about the actual quote and the person responsible for it. Laugh when recalling a boxer who … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Phillies’ Hall of Fame 3B Mike Schmidt

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers Philadelphia Phillies’ Hall of Fame 3B Mike Schmidt. Voted in 1983 as the greatest player in franchise history, this slugger spent his entire 18 year career in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform. More than 25 years … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: The Heckler: Irritating or Entertaining Sports Fan?

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday blog focuses on the Heckler – the sports world’s most irritating and entertaining fan. Because I enjoy his antics, this big mouthed sports fan is an easy choice for my weekly post. This bumptious babbler has … Continue reading

MIKE Sports Comic Book: MLB Favorites

Volume 2 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my personal picks for all-time MLB Favorites. MLB Favorites transports readers through the Fall Classic months of October and even November. It also spotlights baseball legends from recently retired … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks

Today’s #TBT sport blogs remembers Ernie Banks, the greatest player in Chicago Cubs history. To Banks, the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field served as home for 19 Major League Baseball seasons. Affectionately known as Mr. Cub, the soft spoken Ernie … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Favorite Baseball Cliches

Like the previous posts this week on favorite football clichés and favorite baseball cliches, this list captures the ridiculous, inventive and, at times, exaggerated way we report on America’s favorite pastime.

Baseball fans instantly get these sayings. They’re spoken in the familiar lingos of metaphors and hyperboles that all sports fans understand.

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Hey, Sports Fans, Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Hey, sports fans! Get out your mustard, ketchup and relish. It’s time to celebrate. Today, July 19th, is annual National Hot Dog Day. That’s right! Sports fans get to lift their glasses of iced tea and lemonade or even raise … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Coach Pleading Case with Umpire

Today’s Friday Sports Funny depicts the obvious as a baseball coach is frantically pleading his case with an umpire. In spite of the large LCD screen in the background showing a clear replay of what just transpired on the field, … Continue reading

MIKE Sports Comic Book: Surprising Sports Favorites

Volume 9 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my all-time Surprising Sports Favorites. And, they should surprise you, too! My diverse choices are called surprising because they’re not all the typically expected picks for a sports fan’s … Continue reading