“Baseball” through the ages

“Baseball” through the ages We all know the story of Abner Doubleday who would be the inventor of baseball. We also know that this story is bull… We also know that Alexander Cartwright wrote the rules of what we know now as baseball. But… In medieval times and later, people also played various kinds of…

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Ex-Yankee Mike Stanton: Offense will suffer in MLB’s short season

Ex-Yankee Mike Stanton: Offense will suffer in MLB’s short season All the proof needed to agree with former Yankees reliever Mike Stanton’s vision for MLB’s shortened season was reinforced Saturday. That’s when Gerrit Cole and Adam Ottavino continued their Yankee Stadium bullpen sessions ahead of Wednesday’s “spring training’’ reporting date for players. Two days of…

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God Bless Manny Sanguillen!

God Bless Manny Sanguillen! When I first started collecting autographs back in the 1960’s I had ballplayers sign pictures or pieces of paper. In those days it was quite common for ballplayers to add “Best Wishes” to their autograph without any prompting. More recently I have had ballplayers add a number of interesting things along-side…

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