A SMALL MONUMENTAL MOMENT

Fred is a good friend, many years, turning 60 years young in just a short while.  Has been to countless baseball games, countless, but never managed to get a ball. That changed this past Sunday.  I happened to take a quick break beginning of the fourth inning, to get...

BASEBALL, AND WHAT REALLY COUNTS

If you’re a bit like me, it aggravates you no end if the manager takes the pitcher out, puts in a reliever, who then blows the game all together.  Or, there are runners on first and third, one out, the hitter just needs a sacrifice fly, or even a soft grounder,...

IT’S JUST A GAME, RIGHT?

It’s just baseball.  A game.  Not life or death, by any means. Why then does it bring tears, at times? Just last year a possibly washed up major league player, who was sitting at home thinking his career may be done, was still being pushed by his dad to keep at...

SAP, JUST PURE SAP

“No offense, but that’s more syrup than I put on my waffle this morning…” That remark is one of my favorite comments about a column that posted on this web site.  I am sappy.  I don’t want to be sappy, but it rhymes with happy, so I guess...