16th May. 2017

Greg’s Baseball Bookcase

On Sunday we wrote about the book that I wasn’t writing but wrote anyway. Then, a couple of hours after it posted I got this link from Gregg Kersey, who…

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14th May. 2017

The Book I’m Not Writing

When former Yankee Fritz Peterson takes a few minutes out of his day to drop you a note, you’re glad you did it. When the Dodgers’ Maury Wills phones on…

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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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