Do kids get mail anymore? Does mail mean anything beyond bills and coupons anymore? Do kids sit down and write letters and draw pictures for their grandparents? Do they get letters back? Do kids even know what Christmas cards are?
I thought of this while I was flipping through a photo
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 New York Mets are deep. They have the most pitching depth in baseball. They have a deep outfield and a few solid utility players. Most would say they have a team with championship potential. I’d agree if they only had a solid catcher.
In 1969, they had Jerry Grote. He