Tag Archives: Baseball

Mom, Baseball, and Apple Pie: A Life Story


My mother passed away 3 years ago today. She was everything moms are, and to me, much more. Mom gave her time and energies to many worthy causes, just not usually the named ones, or the visible, or noteable problems … Continue reading

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Library of Congress: Home to Our History, A National Treasure


I’ve never been to the Library of Congress. The idea appeals beyond the massive size and scope of the collections they have – (the research one can do!) – and the history one can lose one’s self in during a … Continue reading

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A Baseball Package: What I think would sell and predictions


I would love to put together a professional-looking total baseball package that would sell to fans and curious people alike. In it I would try to offer the following:Bringin’ Gas and Dialin’ 9: The 5-tool total package · A Hardcover … Continue reading

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A Cubs Analysis (January 2007): Was I in the ballpark?


With the Cubs, the predictions are almost more important than the season itself. Looking from a sunny bleacher, the grass is always greener before the season (if it is warm and she’s wearing a bikini) than it is in September, … Continue reading

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Three Baseball Control Charts, A Sample on the book


Chart #1 – Comparison of Two Eras of Baseball Chart #2 – Dead Ball Era Revisited Chart #3 – Post 1950 Home Run Control ChartAll about the Money, Statistics and Steriods: An Excerpt But the ultimate statement of the steroid … Continue reading

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