Bonds’ Stock Goes Down

It’s a sad day for baseball. On the heels of the news of Kirby Puckett’s death, what we’ve always suspected about Barry Bonds now seems to be overwhelmingly exposed. Bonds’ years of maniacal performance-enhancing drug use has now been exposed by San Francisco Chronicle reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams. Worse than the news that … Read more

Ken Caminiti: Almost A Hero

The sudden death of Ken Caminiti reminds me of how he was almost one of the baseball heroes of my youth. Sometime in the mid-to-late 1980’s, my parents took my brothers and I to an Atlanta Braves game at Fulton County Stadium. The Bravos happened to be playing the Houston Astros that night, and we … Read more

It Ain’t Right

Forgive this excursion into improper grammar, but it just ain’t right that the National League can’t win an All-Star Game. They haven’t done so since 1996, and don’t even get me started about the 2002 “tie.” I think Roger Clemens must have been working as a double agent, giving up six runs in the first … Read more

The All-Star Death of Baseball?

First things first, I love baseball. There are few other sports where one can sit back, relax, heckle the opposing team’s player if necessary, and watch without having to worry about doing the wave(I admit, I really dislike doing the wave). I attended a minor league game last month where the wave circuited constantly throughout … Read more