It’s often been said that, one day in the distant future, when we look back at what made “America” what it was, three things will be presented: jazz, the Constitution, and baseball. The underlying thread that connects all three? It’s the one thing no one ever wants to talk about. Race. It’s not as obvious […]
Overall, Will Geoghegan’s story of the summer leagues is engaging, even if it loses a lot of steam toward the end. Full of familiar names and colorful characters, it’s a worthwhile read for any baseball fan looking for some non-MLB fare.
Here we go again. For many fans, the 1994 strike seems so long ago. MLB and its players morphed into the unstoppable force and the immovable object, and for the first time in 90 years, the most hallowed tradition in American sports history, the World Series, evaporated like rain on Arizona pavement. So much damage […]
We take a look at the 1997 World Series, and the emergence of the Florida Marlins as they came out of nowhere for their first World Series title.