Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

In bleak midwinter, pitchers, catchers, and the lost sandlot, warm the soul

In the weeks-long news blitz about this winter’s bone-chilling, record-setting cold and snow, to include the tsunami-like effect of winter storms Maya and Nadia it has not escaped me that Major League Baseball spring training camps are opening this week. While channel surfing, I noticed a countdown clock almost wound down behind a sportscaster. Then he spoke the magic […]

Why Red Sox Nation should stand and cheer Derek Jeter

  Sometime next Sunday afternoon, as the shadows cloak Fenway Park, future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter, the New York Yankees mainstay at shortstop for the last 20 years, will come to the plate for his final professional at bat. When that happens, I hope for the sake of all who bleed Boston red that every […]