Derek Jeter to retire at the end of 2014, and my baseball childhood will retire with him


I finally have some time to put this into words after a rather busy day.  If you don’t know, earlier this afternoon, long-time New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced that he will retire at the end of this season: Continue reading

A World Series Dreaming Contest


With baseball season just around the corner, here at World Series Dreaming, we want to make some updates. If you have been a fan of our Facebook page or  twitter the past few seasons, you know that we post a Continue reading

Hot Sports Take, Countdown to Spring Training: #14


By tomorrow evening, we will have about 10 inches of snow on the ground, and I really apologize, I hate to continue talking about the weather, but that’s really the only exciting thing that is going on here in Chicago. Continue reading

Greetings Cub Fans!


Hi Everyone, I’m Jill, the newest blogger around World Series Dreaming. First, I would like to thank Anno and the rest of the crew for giving me this opportunity. I am looking forward to blogging and sharing in the love for the Continue reading

New Year Hall of Fame Thoughts

You couldn't find TEN NAMES on that entire list to put in the Hall of Fame?  Really?

The ballot you see here is from Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe, who got blasted by Jason Collette for only picking five names.  One of those names happens to be Jack Morris, and if you’ve been on the internet Continue reading

Grant Balfour probably hates the Orioles

Grant Balfour

You may have heard that the Baltimore Orioles backed out of their agreement with former Oakland A’s reliever Grant Balfour after the physical examination.  In a vacuum that shouldn’t be a surprise, but the problem seems to be that…there was Continue reading

Better to be Protected


I caught a bit of guff the other day after I suggested that MLB’s impending ban on home plate collisions was a good idea.  With so much at stake now for players, even the most macho of players (and especially Continue reading

I want to be a Macho man


I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, but real life got in the way (no complaints here, I like real life).  This actually has a lot to do with real life, however, so maybe a bit of Continue reading

We interrupt your #handegg to bring you random baseball tidbits


In the wake of some exciting college football action (seriously, why is Duke so good this season?), there are still some offseason goings-on in the land of Major League Baseball.  Let’s take a look at a couple of scenarios… Jerome Continue reading

Free Agency and the Cubs


Jon Heyman just tweeted this about Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong:   #SFGiants have an agreement with Ryan Vogelsong on 1-year deal. @hankschulman says wincentives it could be > $6.5M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 29, 2013   Vogelsong, as you Continue reading