2 Cent Tuesday: Bigger NOT Always Better in Sports

Best About Sports is another book I penned entirely about undersized athletes. The book allows me to refute a common misconception that “bigger is always better.”

It’s not always true – especially in sports. That’s why I wrote the book specifically touting my all-time favorite Undersized Athletes.

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Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

Today, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day. That’s because on April 15, 1997 former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig mandated an unprecedented edict. It was never before witnessed in any American professional sport. Selig ordered all Major League … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Baseball’s Pinch Hitter

Talk about poor communication between the catcher and his coach.

The smiling, eager catcher in this comic believes he’s actually following his coach’s direction. He’s literally pinching the batter.

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2 Cent Tuesday: High Cost of Attending a Game

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog cites the obvious about the high cost of attending a pro sports game. That’s because player salaries have soared. Franchise values have ballooned. And, television rights have skyrocketed to financial heights that no sane … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks

Today’s #TBT sport blogs remembers Ernie Banks, the greatest player in Chicago Cubs history. Just imagine how excited Banks would be to see his beloved Cubbies return to the World Series after a decades long hiatus and finally play a … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Happy to See Wrigley Field in National Spotlight

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog expresses how happy I am that the Chicago Cubs are finally playing a World Series game again at legendary Wrigley Field. The team’s hiatus from the Fall Classic had endured for far too long. … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Chicago Cubs Fan Steve Bartman

Today’s #TBT sports blog painfully recalls the Windy City’s most infamous sports personality – who just happens to be a baseball fan. On October 14, 2003, a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan named Steve Bartman unwittingly found himself in the national … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Mr. October Reggie Jackson

It’s only fitting that Major League Baseball’s Mr. October Reggie Jackson leads off today’s #TBT sports blog. This Baseball Hall of Fame slugger wore the colorful uniform of the Oakland A’s and the traditional pinstripes of the New York Yankees. … 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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