Category Archives: Sports

Bittersweet Memories of Summer

Last February I suggested reading David Halberstam’s Summer of ’49 as a way of curing the winter blahs and to get in the spirit for the upcoming baseball season. This year’s recommended reading for the Hot Stove League is Memories … Continue reading

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King of the Hill

Perhaps all baseball fans believe that the players they watched as children or teens were the best of all time. Certainly books like Roger Kahn’s The Boys of Summer and David Halberstam’s Summer of ’49 spotlight the halcyon days of … Continue reading

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Hit and Miss

      Following up on my February salute to Yogi Berra for his highly productive season in 1950, a few sluggers are certainly on a pace to average about one strikeout per game in 2017. Kris Bryant, one of the most … Continue reading

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