When they don’t have their best stuff, pitchers can easily get knocked around – or shelled – by the opposing team. This can happen during an MLB, NCAA, high school or even a Little League game,Continue reading
Congrats to Major League Baseball’s Big Hurt.
Along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, former hard hitting first baseman Frank Thomas, known as the Big Hurt, got inducted yesterday in baseball’s Hall of Fame.Continue reading
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog focuses on why the sport of baseball confuses me. And, I don’t think I’m alone. That’s why I compiled a list of befuddling bits of baseball banalities that probably confound you, too. My list … Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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
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.Continue reading
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
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
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
More than 150 years ago, no one could have imagined how playing with a bat, ball and glove on a diamond-shaped field would ultimately emerge as America’s favorite pastime – Major League Baseball. Before TV and the internet – and … Continue reading