Juuso Valimaki could be one of the jewels in the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft. You would think a 6-2, 201-pound defenseman would be very sought after within this group. It still may turn out that way but as an example he’s ranked outside the Top 10 on most websites. Why?
Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. He remains for me and so many others one of the most important figures in sports and American history.
My newest book billed a Harvey Frommer Baseball Classic was just published. http://www.lyonspress.com/book/9781630761578
While there were a few black players in
Quebec City, QC – 40 of the CHL’s top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft were put to the test on Sunday at Centre Videotron one day before Team Cherry and Team Orr face-off at the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Players seized the opportunity to showcase their individual
Puppy Bowl is just around the corner and that makes a lot of people very happy. The big game is always a focus for many but this game has a crossover following and just fans of dogs and dog rescue who watch to be entertained and to learn more about
Why would a team not attend the NHL Draft? That’s one of the best ways to improve your franchise but at the time the owners, Ralston Purina, felt differently. It doesn’t make sense. Even if you intend on selling the team wouldn’t it have been easier to sell if they
With the 2017 Super Bowl almost upon us, how it all began is recounted in chapter and verse in my WHEN IT WAS JUST A GAME: REMEMBERING THE FIRST SUPER BOWL, an oral history. Below follows just some of the fascinating things I learned.
Other rivals to the NFL through the
I can’t wait for the Packers-Falcons game today. Both teams slept through the night. Nobody had to deal with fire alarms. This game will be settled on the gridiron with the two most exciting quarterbacks in the game today.
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PROLIFIC PASSERS: Atlanta quarterback MATT
Names like Tom Seaver, Mickey Mantle, Ken Griffey Jr. Cal Ripken, and many more are no-brainers when talked about being Hall of Fame players. Sometimes people and writers will say “Ty Cobb” was a bad guy and he’s in so vote in Pete Rose. Forgetting about Pete’s previous transgressions.
For those of you who ask me where to buy my book? Here are the titles and where you can get them.
100 Ranger Greats - This is currently out of print. But you can find it.
Barnes and Noble has a great out of print section as well.
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We are into January 2017 but come September THE ULTIMATE YANKEE BOOK by yours truly will make its debut. What follows is just a sampling of “ultimate” content. Enjoy. Reactions always welcomed.
Travel by Airplane
In 1946, the Yankees became the first team to regularly travel by airplane. The team