#TBT Sports Blog: MLB All-Time Hits Leader Pete Rose

Today’s #TBT sports blog spotlights one of my favorite MLB players ever. Even during Spring Training, full throttle was the only way Pete Rose played the game of baseball. During a meaningless pre-season game, New York Yankees’ skipper Whitey Ford … 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: MLB’s Big Red Machine

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers one of the most powerful hitting teams in MLB history.

Here’s a chapter excerpt from my sports comic book MLB Favorites about the Cincinnati Reds’ Big Red Machine…..

…..As famous for its color as well as its power on the baseball field, this big machine regularly bulldozed Major League Baseball opponents during much of the 1970s.

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#TBT Sports Blog: MLB Hit King Pete Rose

On August 24, 2014 Major League Baseball records will reluctantly reveal that on that date 25 years ago Pete Rose was formally banished from America’s favorite pastime.

It’s hard to imagine that so many years have passed since that fateful day when MLB commissioner Angelo Bartlett “Bart” Giamatti banned the game’s all-time hits leader for life.

Recently, Rose has made headlines once again and has asked for forgiveness for his gambling transgressions because he wants back in the game he loves.

In today’s #TBT sports blog, I choose to acknowledge Pete Rose for the incredible player he was during his 24 years in Major League Baseball. So, I’ll let baseball fans and media critics argue whether or not baseball’s all-time hit king should be reinstated.

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Derek Jeter’s Magical Final MLB All-Star Game

On a warm July night in Minneapolis, Mr. November or The Captain – otherwise known as Derek Jeter – enjoyed a magical night in his 14th and final MLB All-Star Game.

Jeter went 2 for 2 in the mid-summer classic and further cemented his reputation as the most respected player in the game today.

A viral Nike Jordan Brand video attests to the level of respect #2 has garnered as top athletes, famous entertainers, fellow all-stars and even rival Red Sox fans tip their caps to the incomparable New York Yankees shortstop.

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MIKE’s MLB Favorites Sports Comic Book Now Available on Amazon!

In MLB Favorites, I write about eight famous players, one legendary team and  baseball’s most famous real estate. Each of MLB Favorites includes a special sports comic that captures the nickname of the player, team or place. In the book I recap … Continue reading