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PRELUDE TO THE FIRST ROUND OF PLAYOFFS

The 2010 regular season ended on October 3, the 59th anniversary of Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard Round The World.” I remember the moment in 1951 vividly. A few minutes before 4p, I was a 9-year-old, even then a crazed baseball nut listening to the game on my parents’ Crosley floor model radio in the living room.  Read More 
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COME WHAT MAY: THOUGHTS ABOUT A KEY MONTH OF ANY BASEBALL SEASON

Against my better judgment I attended one of the three Oriole-Yankee games at Yankee Stadium in early May. Predictably, despite being fresh from a three-game sweep over the Red Sox at home, Baltimore reverted to form and played Washington Generals to the Yankees’ Harlem Globetrotters as they have been doing with numbing regularity in  Read More 
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