For The Love Of Family, Community, Baseball – A Father’s Day Tribute

Happy Father’s Day to everyone in the Rhode Island Baseball Community. If you attend as many games on as many levels as I have been lucky enough to attend, you tend to notice things like the “Umpire Dad” and the … Continue reading For The Love Of Family, Community, Baseball – A Father’s Day Tribute

June 23rd, 2022 Presents The Possibility of A Pretty Rare Rhode Island Baseball Occurrence

On June 23rd through June 26th, the Houston Astros will travel to New York to face the Yankees in a 4 game series at Yankee Stadium. The Houston Astros, barring injury, will most likely feature Classical High School’s Jeremy Peña … Continue reading June 23rd, 2022 Presents The Possibility of A Pretty Rare Rhode Island Baseball Occurrence

Reading Through “The Mad Dog 100” I Found An Interesting Argument or Two

Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo is a popular sports commentator, best selling author, radio and TV personality, and extremely excitable individual. His rants and raves and interjections and tirades about sports like baseball and sports towns like New York City have … Continue reading Reading Through “The Mad Dog 100” I Found An Interesting Argument or Two

Baseball Re-Invented: Changing The Ground Rule Double to A Triple

For me, Baseball Reference is one of the top baseball resources I use for stats, rule verification, historical facts, and everything else in between the foul lines of a baseball field. I was thinking about all the “amazing” changes that … Continue reading Baseball Re-Invented: Changing The Ground Rule Double to A Triple

Uncovering The Truth About George Nixon – Rhode Island’s One Season Wonder

My mother got her second Covid-19 vaccine shot recently, so I stopped by her home to check on her. She was doing fine and after we exchanged stories about what was going on in our lives, she mentioned that she … Continue reading Uncovering The Truth About George Nixon – Rhode Island’s One Season Wonder

Dream Outfields Only Happen Once In A Generation In Boston

I was so blessed as a young Boston Red Sox fan to watch three incredible players roam the grassy outfield of Fenway Park. Jim Rice, Fred Lynn, and Dwight Evans were generational talents and consistently in the same lineup from … Continue reading Dream Outfields Only Happen Once In A Generation In Boston

Rhode Island Pink Heals – My Mother’s Day Book Charity of Choice

A few years ago, at Comic Con in Providence, I walked by a vendor booth that had a giant pink fire truck. The fire truck had a ton of signatures on it. There were a few men dressed in pink … Continue reading Rhode Island Pink Heals – My Mother’s Day Book Charity of Choice

You Don’t Need To Ask Me Twice to Celebrate National Hat Day

Hats are a standard issue piece of equipment for baseball players of all ages. Hats serve so many useful purposes – marketing, blocking out the sun, keeping the hair out of your face, team building. According to the internet, which … Continue reading You Don’t Need To Ask Me Twice to Celebrate National Hat Day