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The Modern Era Hall Panel Whiffs on Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons needed 12 votes to be inducted and he got 11. He played fewer seasons than Carlton Fisk and had more RBI and was a better hitter. He didn’t have the power and Fisk was better behind the plate but Simmons has a place in baseball history. The eight-time All-Star

The Most Overlooked Calder Candidate in the NHL

At this moment in time, Brock Boeser would be my pick for the Calder. I mentioned that on air today. https://soundcloud.com/russ-cohen/russ-cohen-on-stellick-and-simmer-talking-wjc-selections-calder-candidates-and-more However, a player who I’ve had to defend, for years, is rapidly getting in the race, his name is Malcom Subban. You remember, that first round goaltender from the 2012

Phantoms – Penguins December 6th Report

In a game where the Phantoms dominated the Penguins. Here are some notes: Penguins: Daniel Sprong – 6-0, 195 – RW - Showed speed on the wing. Missed the net after he was wide open. Needs to get in the flow of the game more. No power play late. Lukas Bengtsson – 5-10,

BOONE TOWN! OCTOBER 16, 17, 2003

The following excerpt from my The Ultimate Yankee Book celebrates “Booney,” the new guy on the block as manager of the New York Yankees. You can read more about Aaron Boone and other Yankee moments, streaks, feats and much more in the book. Enjoy. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ It was a match up that all

The 1901 World Series Will Be Played

The 1901 Word Series never happened because players of the American League and National League had contract squabbles. Some of the teams mentioned in my book “Pioneers of Baseball” (release date is March 29th) were talked about. I set up a six-team tournament. They are all NL vs. AL teams.

OOTP 18 Baseball Is a Great Gift for The Baseball Enthusiast (Mac version review)

OOTP has always been a game that’s been on my radar. I’ve played it in the past but sometimes I get bogged down and can’t review as many games as I did before. I am a fan of computer games. Consoles are great, but computer games always seem to have

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