Say a Prayer for #3

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Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Sunday, Feb. 9. I'm always grateful for a new season to start, but I don't think I have ever wanted a new season to start and a gloomy winter to end than in this particular gloom-shrouded winter.  This coming Friday, college baseball will begin and within a ...

Triple Threat Broadcaster Enberg, Dead at 82

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I can't open this piece with my usual "Here's how I see baseball," because I have no choice but to veer off topic for a day. No jaunty jokes, they can wait. I don't want to write them, and if you were a great admirer of one of the sports world's best broadcasters, as I was, you don't want to read them. Dick ...

A Column? This One Deserves a Book

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Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Monday, Oct. 30. There are only a handful of individual baseball games which have warranted entire books being written about them.  One is obvious although I can't name a book written about it.  That's the Giants-Dodgers playoff game of October 3, 1951.  If you know a book ...

Wrong Night to Bed Down Early; Texas-Proud Astros Earn their Spurs in 11-inning Win; Yankees Fire Girardi

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Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Thursday, Oct. 26. Whatever else may happen in this World Series, no man can deny the Astros belong there with the Dodgers.  After losing all 4 games with the White Sox in 2005  and losing game 1 Tuesday night, they bucked the odds and shocked the world with ...