http://baseballpastandpresent.com/2010/06/30/vern-law-recalls-his-18-inning-masterpiece-from-1955/ Today if a pitcher pitcher throws a complete game rare- Vern Law-1955..18 innings. I loved the days before the pitch counts.
Robert W. Creamer who was one of the first people hired at Sports Illustrated and was a senior editor and writer at SI until the mid-80’s -had died at age 90. He […]
White City Stadium was at the time considered the cutting edge of stadiums. To me its shape looks like a long hockey rink. They used the stadium until 1984 and […]
Last weekend on the trip to Harpers Ferry and Gettysburg- I made a killing in books-stopped at a number of bookstores- a used bookstore in Berkeley Springs, WV, the Harpers […]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/tv-column/post/tlc-developing-reality-show-about-70-something-pete-rose-and-his-30-something-fiancee/2012/07/18/gJQAY0hQuW_blog.html I don’t think there is much of an interest in Pete Rose anymore. Even the Hall of Fame chatter has died down. He was an extremely competitive ballplayer. He’d […]
Senator George McGovern- the Democratic Presidential nominee in 1972 turns 90 today. George McGovern was a World War II war hero-flying 35 missions over German-occupied Europe. After the war he […]