29th Jan. 2017

Safe At Home

With one swing of Mike LaValliere's bat, Steve Carlton's days as a Philadelphia Phillie were about to end. With one snap decision of LaValliere's managing mind, my days as a...

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26th Jan. 2017

Two Jews With a Left Arm

Sandy Koufax heaved a huge sigh of relief. So did The Baseball Encyclopedia for not having to print a new edition. For about a year, though, it looked like Koufax,...

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22nd Jan. 2017

I Ain’t No Pipp!

Five months ago, almost to the day, I was lying a hospital bed fresh off shoulder surgery. Today, I just didn't want to take any chances. So before manager Mike...

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