Watching Baseball with a Hall of Famer

This year’s version has been an exceptionally entertaining World Series. Some late nights due to extra innings, but very enjoyable. If you read this blog regularly you may know that I have a difficult time with fantasy and time-travel, yet even I can appreciate the greatness of 1989’s film Field of Dreams. So it wasContinue reading “Watching Baseball with a Hall of Famer”

Like Crying, There’s No Clocks in Baseball

It’s the best time of year for baseball fans, and with a few game-free days before the World Series, some stories that might have slipped under the radar are getting prime exposure. None more so than a piece on an experiment in the Arizona Fall League with a pitch clock. Much like the play-clock inContinue reading “Like Crying, There’s No Clocks in Baseball”

Tim McCarver, Tony Kubek and human fallibility

Former Major League Baseball player and long-time commentator Tim McCarver announced last March that he will retire after this year’s World Series, which is his 24th in the broadcast booth. McCarver is one of those public figures who are either loved or reviled, there is no middle ground. I must admit I really don’t haveContinue reading “Tim McCarver, Tony Kubek and human fallibility”

Boston Red Sox meet Bugs Bunny’s Hillbillies

DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontreal and onContinue reading “Boston Red Sox meet Bugs Bunny’s Hillbillies”

Fister’s header; Frankenstorm hype

Detroit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister is reportedly fine after taking a line drive off the head in game two of the World Series. Although some are wondering if the proper precautions are being taken. Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who sustained a skull fracture, an epidural hemorrhage and a brain contusion after being struck byContinue reading “Fister’s header; Frankenstorm hype”