GETTING PUNCHED IN THE MOUTH CAN HELP

Yes, it is so important when you get knocked down to get back up. The problem is that it has become cliche. Truth is it hurts to get knocked down. It hurts to lose. It hurts to get bad news. But there is little if any substitute for resilience. Recently the great...

A BASEBALL TRANCE?

“Is dad ok?” “What do you mean?” “He’s just sitting there like he’s in a stupor — two hours! Smiling, but I mean is he ok?” “Are you for real? Spring training, baseball is back, he’s in his...

DOCTORING THE BASEBALL???!?!?!?!

The reports are MLB is going to take some steps so the baseball this season is a bit deader – doesn’t fly out of the park so much, or something along those lines. Wait a second. Hold on. Whoahhhhhhhh! You can’t throw a spit ball. You sure can’t...

LONGING

It’s not my fault Dad took me to baseball games and I swooned He loved it the crowd the noise the chatter food sounds so many unique sounds and even the aroma We held hands on the way home win or lose The other guys were bums are bums that’s how it is...

HANK

When we finish singing the National Anthem we may embellish a bit: “And the home of the….. brave!!!!!” For 21 years Hammerin’ Hank Aaron was one of the braves. An outstanding one. A remarkable one. A legendary one. He had 7 siblings, born and...