Babe Ruth: The Santa Claus of Baseball

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It all started with a poem written in 1822. An Episcopal minister by the name of Clement Clarke Moore wrote a poem for his three daughters called “An Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas”. The poem that Moore wrote is also known as “Twas The Night Before Christmas”. The “right jolly old elf” that […] READ MORE





Baseball Notes May 19, 2015

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Our Baseball notes May 19th edition looks at the pact between MLB and Atlantic League, Ichiro ties the Babe, productive catchers, Mat Latos new pitch and Wada in Chicago READ MORE


1/1 Sports Cards: Holy Grails or Traps?

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Part of the fun of collecting sports cards is finding truly rare and unique cards.   Card companies often number or short print their cards to motivate collectors to buy more products and hunt for those super rare cards to add to their collection. Another thing short printing and numbering does, is it helps control the […] READ MORE


Super Baseball XLIX

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In the spirit of Super Bowl XLIX, we are going to count down forty-nine reasons that baseball is the best sport on god's green earth. READ MORE


What Truly Makes a Baseball Player Special

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You hear people arguing all the time about who the greatest player of all time is, not just in baseball but in every sport. Often times it is argued what exactly makes those players great. Usually, the best players in basketball and football are incredible athletes, but to me the same can’t be said for […] READ MORE


Slanted Sabr : The Best Offensive Seasons in Baseball History

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It seems like every year baseball fans get to witness another record breaking, history making season from a major league player. Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera have each put up back to back seasons for the record books these last two years. But looking back to the beginning of baseball, just what are the top five […] READ MORE


View From South Ward: Not so Metro After All?

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Mike Petke lived through the curse as a player. As a middling defender, the rookie Coach of the New York Metrostars was more known for his fiery temper and his ability to read the game than he was for the stunning runs and the natural scoring ability of his opponents. But, he lived through the […] READ MORE