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...

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS (And Don’t Forget)

I complain too much, and I know it.  Covid.  Dissension in the country.  Unemployment rising. Baseball may not start on time again.  I look in the mirror, and it is not quite what I would most like to see there – older, grayer, a bit of a paunch. A friend of...

WHO GOES ON BASEBALL’S MOUNT RUSHMORE?

I have been a lawyer many years, and time and again we hear: “You put three lawyers in a room, you get 3 different opinions…” Now, if we baseball fans were to select the four to go on baseball’s Mount Rushmore, I suspect we would have a lot of...

WHAT ARE THE ODDS?

One family. Three sons. Did I say from a farm in North Carolina? Two of the boys are major league ball players, and not just for a few moments. They are not flukes to be darn sure. Corey Seager was Rookie of the Year. Kyle Seager is in his 9th season, and so far has...

WAIT, WHAT?

August 15, 2020 history was made in major league baseball. The Dodgers and the Angels, tied after 9, went to the 10th. Chris Taylor, Dodger, was placed at second base by virtue of the rule now in place (extra innings). He stole third. Max Muncy hit one deep enough to...