Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

The Washington Post: George Will- ‘Saying Goodbye To Football: Baseball is The True American Pastime’

Source: The New Democrat I’m a big fan of baseball myself. Along with football, baseball is the only sport that I can follow for the entire season and actually still enjoy watching regular season games. Not just with the Orioles … Continue reading

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CBS News: Baseball Great Yogi Berra Dead at 90: An icon of Sports and Quotes

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I think it would be fairly easy just to write a piece about Yogi Berra featuring a lot of his great one-liners. But we’re talking about one of the top … Continue reading

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ABC Sports: Portrait of Willie Mays

  You can argue about who is the best all around center fielder of all-time. Willie Mays, from the San Francisco Giants, or Mickey Mantle from the New York Yankees. And there wouldn’t be anyone else that I would consider … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion: Alan Taylor: The Lights Go Out on Candlestick Park

The Atlantic: Opinion: Alan Taylor: The Lights Go Out on Candlestick Park</a I have mixed feelings about Candlestick Park. Even as someone who has actually never been there. But heard a lot of things about the park both good and … Continue reading

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Baseball Time: MLB 1981- 9/26/81- Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Dodgers: Full Game

Source: Baseball Time: MLB 1981- 9/26/81- Los Angeles Dodgers @ Houston Astros: Full Game The Astros-Dodgers rivalry was pretty good in the 1980s when both clubs were in the NL West and were consistently in the NL West race. The Astros … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: NBC Sports: MLB 1987-GOW-6/06-Los Angeles Dodgers @ Cincinnati Reds: Full Game

. The 1987 Cincinnati Reds were similar to the Reds of the 1980s and I call them the New York Yankees of the National League as far as a team that looks pretty good going into the season and would … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: KTVU-TV: MLB 1987-8/18-San Francisco Giants @ New York Mets: Full Game

. A great Giants-Mets matchup late in the 1987 MLB season, because both clubs were still deep in the pennant races. The Giants tied for first place in the NL West and the Mets just a few games behind the … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: MLB 1985-8/04/-Chicago White Sox @ New York Yankees: Tom Seaver Goes For 300

. To me at least, Tom Seaver and Steve Carlton are the two best starting pitchers of the Baby Boom era. Pitchers who came up in the 1960s and 70s and pitched into the 1980s or so. To me they … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: PASS Sports: MLB 1992-6/11-Baltimore Orioles @ Detroit Tigers: Full Game

. I think this Orioles-Tigers games is a classic game, because 1992 was a very important year for both the Orioles and Tigers. The Orioles emerged again as AL East contenders, but the Tigers took a step back, as the … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: Yankees TV: MLB 1990-7-17-Kansas City Royals @ New York Yankees: Full Game

. What was once a great American League inter-divisional rivalry between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees in the 1970s and into the 1980s, was all but gone by the early 1990s. Why, because both clubs were barely … Continue reading

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