There have been many inside baseball with a gift for gab; however, in my book no one ever beat Charles Dillon Stengel for his way with words. I was early on in my writing career going around interviewing for one of my baseball books with a letter from a publisher asking that “all professional courtesies be extended to Dr. Harvey Frommer.” Continue reading
Watching NBA high flyers, three point shooters, is a bit like watching pinball machine action in a game controlled by a clock.
And all of this is a far cry from the way things once were. Back in the early years of the league, many games were yawning affairs or stalling contests. Continue reading
Time flies in life and especially in baseball. There is always the “next big thing.”
Lest we forget, there was once Charles Dillon Stengel, a piece of work, bigger than life, bigger than baseball. Continue reading