I HAD A DREAM

Sleep comes easily at times Who wants to be awake 24/7 with this Covid thing? Ah to dream and alas when I did there it was Oh my God! The ball park! I swear to you it was shimmering I am not kidding! The organ played the crowd rose the players ran onto the field It...

HOW ABOUT BABE ON THIS VIRUS THING?

So I think of George Herman Ruth as a larger than life figure, who remains with us, never really left, and who could lift our sprits in this difficult time. I think of the MLB utilizing footage of Babe, dubbing it in a wonderful way, with his telling us “Hey...

DID YOU EVER IMAGINE THIS?

Baseball fans have any number of reasons for liking the game. For me, the crowd, being there. It drowns out the rest of the world. Feels safe. It’s fun (well if the team isn’t screwing up too much). The food. The tradition. Baseball fans are part of an...

WHY A FAVORITE PLAYER?

Young, or not so young, we often have a favorite player. Years ago my favorite player was a catcher on the Dodgers, Johnny Roseboro. He is probably most famous for getting hit on the head by a baseball bat in the hands of then-Giants pitcher Juan Marichal. I actually...