THE MAGIC IS BACK

Ok, so maybe it is too sappy. Maybe. But this is the first time in a year and a half my “game buddy” and I have gone to the stadium. We used to go regularly. Year and a half. Think of all that has happened in that time. Last night. Dodger Stadium. We...

THIS IS NOT TAX DAY – IT IS JACKIE’S DAY

April 15 may be “tax day” for some, but it should be much better known as Jackie Robinson Day. Here are some quotes from the man: “Plenty of times I wanted to haul off when somebody insulted me for the color of my skin, but I had to hold to myself. I knew...

BUCK, The Award

One thing (among many) that we like about baseball are the stories. After all, baseball embraces itself, unabashedly, and well it should. Did Babe point to center field and predict his home run? Well, I hope so. Lou Gehrig, being taken down by a disease which bears...

SAVING SOMEONE IS THE BIGGEST HOME RUN

Andrew Toles played for the Los Angeles Dodgers just a few years ago. Talented outfielder, lots of agility, and hit the ball well. He seemed a little reticent during interviews but also seemed to be coming out of his shell. Fans took to “Tolesy”. He showed...