With apologies to the great poet Robert Frost, the game was ours before we were the game’s. And the game goes on decade after decade and now down the stretch of the 2014 baseball season. Much has changed in the national pastime as a look back shows.
Mid-summer 2014 and the sports books of all kinds keep getting published for all kinds of tastes.
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