The midsummer spectacle of Hall of Fame inductions is now past. There was lots of hype, lots of hoopla, lots of celebrating of one of the greatest induction classes in Cooperstown history. And that was what it should have been like. Mention of “Shoeless Joe” was minimal. Pete Rose even … Continue reading
All kinds of interesting reads from all kinds of interesting authors populate the lists as we move past the over-hyped and at times silly All Star Game and into the real business of real time baseball at the Major League level.
As the season moves into July, All Star Baseball is on the minds of many and memories of previous midsummer classics are revived. For me, one of the special games took place July 13, 1999, the 70th All-Star Game. On hand were the candidates for the All-Century Team as well … Continue reading