Baseball For Everyone

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It may be because baseball season is right around the corner.  It may be because I’m the assistant baseball coach for my high school’s team.  It may be because said high school has a student body composed entirely of African-Americans.  Whatever the case, there were a series of issues I Continue reading Baseball For Everyone

Redundant Wording

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I’ve been seeing more and more of this:   Mauer with a sac-fly RBI to bring in Florimon. — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) July 4, 2013   So then I asked myself…why is it no longer just a regular “sacrifice fly”?  Why does it have to be qualified as a “sac-fly Continue reading Redundant Wording

A Record Held By a Chicago Cub is Being Threatened

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Even though I never saw him play a game, Lewis Robert “Hack” Wilson has always been one of my favorite guys in Chicago Cubs history, and in general baseball. Not only was he a baseball player who was my size, he was one of the better players of his era. Continue reading A Record Held By a Chicago Cub is Being Threatened