This year of 2019 is the 100thanniversary of the “Black Sox” scandal. This article comes from the Frommer vault
On July 16, 1889, Joseph Jefferson Wofford Jackson was born into a poor family in Greenville, South Carolina. He never learned to read or write. By the time he was six
“If things go right, they're his team. If things go wrong, they're your team. His favorite line is, 'I will never have a heart attack. I give them.'"
-Bob Watson, former Yankee GM
With the recent unfair turn down of his admission to the Baseball Hall of Fame, one can only wonder
For years the National Baseball Hall of Fame made sure their membership was pretty elite. That’s not to say there wasn’t a debatable induction here or there but by and large, the writers and committees did a fine job. This year when they announced that Harold Baines would be one
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