By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus Dear baseball gods. I know y’all are a bit busy this week getting ready for the usual October festivities. But I’m just asking for a couple of minutes of your time. I’m not one to be asking for public favors, but in this case, I’ll make an exception. It’s about […]Read more "It’s time: A plea for Dusty B."
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Major League Baseball just can’t get this right from the 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series scandal to New York Yankee pitcher Gerrit Cole putting a foreign substance on the baseball on the mound, cheating has always been a part of this game. To add insult to injury they […]Read more "BASEBALL CHEATING AGAIN"
Major League Baseball continues to lose another generation of younger fans to soccer, football, basketball, and yes, even hockey. They are losing because the game is too slow and wants to remain that way wedded to the past. This has to change in order to bring professional baseball back and join the rest of the modern sports world.Read more "BASEBALL BEING BASEBALL 2021"
He wasn’t supposed to be the guy. He wasn’t even on the radar.Read more "Hank Aaron: Baseball’s Accidental Tourist"
By Gary Norris Gray- Staff Reporter Between 1968-1973 there was a new television hit on ABC, called the Mod Squad with the hip undercover police officers Julie (Peggy Lipton Jones), Linc (Clarence Williams III), and Peter (Michael Cole). There is a new Mod Squad in Major League Baseball with Kim Ng as General Manager, Don […]Read more "THE NEW MOD SQUAD WITH KIM NG"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Major League Baseball cannot get the story straight or attract inner city children i.e. African and Latin-X- Americans to the game. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series this year over the Tampa Bay Rays four games to two. The Series ended with another Covid-19 controversy, the continuation […]Read more "BACKWARD BASEBALL"
Dusty Baker does not use analytics, Money Ball, homer ball, and many claim that he wears out his pitching staff after two years. Dusty runs the Houston Astros with inner feelings and guts, the old fashion way.Read more "DUSTY BAKER: A BASEBALL HISTORY"
Today as we celebrate the 73rd anniversary of his first game in Brooklyn, we try to shed some light on the life of Jackie Robinson.Read more "The Pioneer: 42 Things You Should Know About Jackie Robinson"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus When Howie Kendrick hit his dramatic grand slam to eliminate the Dodgers in the NLDS, an unnamed FOX Sports exec is alleged to have come home, kicked his dog, and screamed, “Damn, no Dodgers!!” Just the other night when Jose Altuve’s homer eliminated the Yankees in the ALCS, […]Read more "Things You Should Know About the 2019 World Series"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — Remember most of us were once the younger fan. We remember our first MLB game, remember our first World Series, and remember meeting our first player. This will be lost if MLB does not change. “Baseball being baseball” does not get it. They have lost at least […]Read more "MLB JUST CAN’T HELP STEPPING OVER THEMSELVES (PART II)"