The stunning news that Giancarlo Stanton, one of baseball’s best sluggers is now a member of the powerful New York Yankees, It is almost like a flashback to the World newspaper headlines of January 6, 1920. “YANKEES BUY RUTH AND HOME RUN BAT FOR OVER $100,000.” “Pay Highest Price in History.”
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
I have a new book coming out November 12th, called “Pioneers of Baseball”. Here’s more about that here: https://www.amazon.com/Pioneers-Baseball-Russ-Cohen/dp/1628654465 Back to Hoy. He played for the Cincinnati Reds and two Washington D.C. teams. He was a deaf center fielder. Getting through everyday life as a ballplayer was hard enough in those days.
A couple of years back my wife Myrna and I were interviewing for our oral history IT HAPPENED IN MIAMI. We were taken aback by the many wonderful stories we heard about Muhammad Ali and his time spent at the Fifth Street Gym where he trained and entranced so many
“A man of great gentleness and dignity” –on his Plaque in Monument Park “He deserves credit and where would I be without him? Phew! He can give me a job in the outfield and he can catch, too. Good kid, too. He's good.”—Casey Stengel With all the newspaper headlines today documenting angst