Blog Posts:  2016-2020

JFK vs. LBJ
May 29, 2017

The Night That Ted Turner Managed the Braves
May 15, 2017

Bowling, Tim Matheson, and “Dreamer”
May 14, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Charles Ebbets
May 13, 2017

The Los Angeles Angels, the Hollywood Stars, and the Brawls of 1953
May 12, 2017

Chris Chambliss, Billy Martin, and the 1976 American League Playoff
May 11, 2017

Ty Cobb, the Detroit Tigers, and the Brawl of 1912
May 10, 2017

The Kid from Sudlersville
May 9, 2017

The Début of Roosevelt Field
May 8, 2017

Mary Tyler Moore, WJM, and the NFL
May 7, 2017

The Chicago Bears, the Miami Dolphins, and the Legacy of Perfection
May 6, 2017

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Bruins Fan Scorned
May 5, 2017

Baltimore, Frank Robinson, and the Year of the Orioles
May 4, 2017

Lefty Grove, Ted Williams, and the 1941 Boston Red Sox
May 3, 2017

The Trade That Shocked the Hockey World
May 2, 2017

The Birth of the Designated Hitter
May 1, 2017

The Dandy Dominican
April 30, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Doc Adams
April 29, 2017

Don Drysdale:  Once a Bum, Almost a Pirate
April 28, 2017

Wichita:  Home of Aviation, Pizza Hut, and the Wingnuts
April 27, 2017

What If the Dodgers Had Stayed in Brooklyn?
April 26, 2017

Ed Walsh, the White Sox, and Comiskey Park’s First Game
April 25, 2017

Strat-O-Matic Hall of Fame Game:  Pre-1960 American League vs. Post-1960 National League
April 24, 2017

Age Is Just a Number: Luke Appling and the 1982 Cracker Jack Old Timers Baseball Classic
April 23, 2017

The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant
April 22, 2017

What if…
April 21, 2017

Strat-O-Matic Hall of Fame Game:  19th Century vs. Yankees
April 20, 2017

Boog Powell’s MVP Season
April 19, 2017

Cooperstown’s Hall of Fa(r)mers
April 18, 2017

The Début of Gilmore Stadium
April 17, 2017

Kyle Chandler, Kelly Rutherford, and “Homefront”
April 16, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Gene Autry
April 15, 2017

10 Things I Love About Oriole Park at Camden Yards
April 14, 2017

Baseball, Humor, Home Runs, Healing, and 9/11
April 13, 2017

Football, Fuller, Fleckum, and “A Face in the Crowd”
April 12, 2017

Buster Keaton, Joe E. Brown, and the Olympics
April 11, 2017

Hank Aaron’s Last Home Run
April 10, 2017

The Landmark Case of Ludtke vs. Kuhn
April 9, 2017

New Jersey, Allaire State Park, and the Revolutionary War
April 8, 2017

Bobby Bonilla’s Payday
April 7, 2017

M*A*S*H, Prime Time Television, and the 1977 California Angels
April 6, 2017

Batman, Baseball, and 1966
April 5, 2017

How Cooperstown Got Its Name
April 4, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Lou Piniella
April 3, 2017

1986, Hollywood, and the Chicago Cubs
April 2, 2017

The Burning of Boundary Field
April 1, 2017

The Death of Lou Gehrig
March 31, 2017

Jake, Wild Thing, and Willie Mays Hayes
March 30, 2017

Mickey, Whitey, and the Class of 1974
March 29, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Tommy John
March 28, 2017

Kingman’s Performance
March 27, 2017

The Cameraman, Buster Keaton, and Yankee Stadium
March 26, 2017

Hilltop Park’s First Game
March 25, 2017

Wynn, World Series, and White Sox
March 24, 2017

Rick Monday’s Star-Spangled Play
March 23, 2017

Taft, Titanic, and Taking the Field
March 22, 2017

Elysian Fields, Alexander Cartwright, and the Knickerbockers of New York
March 21, 2017

Baseball, Las Vegas, and Area 51
March 20, 2017

Jim Palmer’s No-Hitter
March 19, 2017

The Last Eagle
March 18, 2017

Wee Willie Keeler’s Best Year
March 17, 2017

Savannah’s Bananas
March 16, 2017

Kevin Kline, Dave Kovic, and President William Harrison Mitchell
March 15, 2017

The Great Holdout of 1966
March 14, 2017

Durocher, Drysdale, and the Duke
March 13, 2017

The First Angel
March 12, 2017

When the Braves Left Boston
March 11, 2017

McGraw and McGillicuddy
March 10, 2017

1946, Abe Saperstein, and the West Coast Negro Baseball League
March 9, 2017

Indians, Red Sox, and the 1948 American League Playoff
March 8, 2017

“Ball Four” Goes Hollywood
March 7, 2017

Beyond ’69
March 6, 2017

Ted Williams’s MVP Years
March 5, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Harvey Kuenn
March 4, 2017

Al Rosen, Mickey Vernon, and the 1953 American League Batting Championship
March 3, 2017

Oy Vey!  Sandy Koufax, Yom Kippur, and the 1965 World Series
March 2, 2017

Softball, Nostalgia, and “Happy Days”
March 1, 2017

The Indomitable Zack Wheat
February 28, 2017

Baseball, Aerospace, and the Lancaster JetHawks
February 27, 2017

Vic Willis, the Boston Beaneaters, and the Last No-Hitter of the 20th Century
February 26, 2017

The Great Brawl of ’84
February 25, 2017

The Lone Star Years of Román Mejías
February 24, 2017

22 Innings, 7 Hours
February 23, 2017

Bobby Valentine, Tommy Lasorda, and the 1970 Spokane Indians
February 22, 2017

How Marvelous Marv Became a Met
February 21, 2017

Reggie Hits No. 500
February 20, 2017

Satchel Paige Joins the Indians
February 19, 2017

Football and Comedy
February 18, 2017

The Men Who Portrayed Babe Ruth
February 17, 2017

Brooklyn, Baseball, and Broadway
February 16, 2017

Urban Faber’s World Series
February 15, 2017

Chuck Connors, Branch Rickey, and “What’s My Line?”
February 14, 2017

Beyond 61*
February 13, 2017

New Owners in the Bronx
February 12, 2017

September, 1965
February 11, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for William Shea
February 10, 2017

Welch’s Wizardry
February 9, 2017

The Kingdome Welcomes the Mariners
February 8, 2017

Yaz’s 3000th
February 7, 2017

Baseball, New Jersey, and “The Sopranos”
February 6, 2017

Ken Holtzman’s No-Hitters
February 5, 2017

Crash, Nuke, Annie, and the Bulls of Durham
February 4, 2017

People Will Come
February 3, 2017

1934, Dizzy Dean, and the Cardinals of St. Louis
February 2, 2017

A Capital Forfeit
February 1, 2017

Betting, Blindness, and Baseball
January 31, 2017

Aspro the Astro
January 30, 2017

Rusty Staub:  Bonus Baby
January 29, 2017

The Trade
January 28, 2017

Houston Blasts Off
January 27, 2017

The First Fan
January 26, 2017

Cy Young’s Perfect Game
January 25, 2017

The Tragedy of Ken McMullen
January 24, 2017

The Amazing Season of Timothy Keefe
January 23, 2017

Matthau, Madison, and Buttermaker
January 22, 2017

Bill White:  Player, Broadcaster, Executive
January 21, 2017

The Great Groat
January 20, 2017

56 Games
January 19, 2017

Expos and Excellence
January 18, 2017

Willie Mays Returns to New York
January 17, 2017

Dizzy Dean, Joe Medwick, and the 1931 Houston Buffaloes
January 16, 2017

Ted Williams Hits His Final Home Run
January 15, 2017

A New Era in Chavez Ravine
January 14, 2017

Don Sutton Wins 300
January 13, 2017

Sam Malone’s Lucky Bottle Cap
January 12, 2017

Mazeroski, Pittsburgh, and the 1960 World Series
January 11, 2017

Lou Costello: Behind the Laughter
January 10, 2017

Bay City Blues
January 9, 2017

The Hall of Fame Case for Vada Pinson
January 8, 2017

Monty Stratton, Jimmy Stewart, and Hollywood
January 7, 2017

1957 American League Most Valuable Player Controversy
January 6, 2017

1957 World Series
January 5, 2017

Roy Campanella and the Baltimore Elite Giants
January 4, 2017

Exposition Park
January 3, 2017

The Most Important Person in Dodgers History?
January 2, 2017

The Saga of Eddie Gaedel
January 1, 2017

Rhapsody in Blue and Orange
December 31, 2016

The Black Sox:  Fact vs. Fiction
December 30, 2016

New Jersey’s Major League Teams
December 28, 2016

The 18-Inning Game
December 27, 2016

The Midnight Massacre
December 26, 2016

Stan Musial’s Three MVP Awards
December 24, 2016

The Death of Babe Ruth
December 23, 2016

Baseball in Appalachia
December 22, 2016

The Hall of Fame Case for Steve Garvey
December 21, 2016

Hank Aaron Hits #715
December 20, 2016

The Innovative Charles Comiskey
December 19, 2016

Indianapolis, Bush Stadium, and the Clowns
December 18, 2016

The Tragedy of Edgar McNabb
December 17, 2016

The Astrodome’s Début
December 16, 2016

Cleveland’s Other Team
December 15, 2016

Tom Selleck and Baseball
December 14, 2016

George Steinbrenner Buys the Yankees
December 13, 2016

Roberto Clemente’s 3000th Hit
December 12, 2016

Morgan Bulkeley, the Hartford Dark Blues, and the Birth of the National League
December 11, 2016

The Millionth Run
December 10, 2016

Harmon Killebrew, Lew Burdette, and the Red Seat
December 9, 2016

Radio, Baseball, and the Gipper
December 8, 2016

The Death of Charles Ebbets
December 7, 2016

The Hall of Fame Case for Mickey Lolich
December 6, 2016

1969
December 4, 2016

Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Hometown
December 3, 2016

How the Great Falls Voyagers Got Their Name
December 2, 2016

Greg Brady vs. Danny Partridge
December 1, 2016

Robinson vs. Buckley
November 30, 2016

August 4, 1985
November 29, 2016

World’s Finest
November 28, 2016

Now Pitching for the New York Yankees
November 27, 2016

Coca-Cola and Baseball
November 26, 2016

Brooklyn, Baseball, and the Aurora Borealis
November 23, 2016

The Decade of Baseball Migration
November 22, 2016

The Man Who Made the Mud Hens Famous
November 21, 2016

Jackie Robinson and the Hall of Fame
November 20, 2016

Bob Feller’s Three No-Hitters
November 19, 2016

The Death of John McGraw
November 18, 2016

Rob Reiner and Baseball
November 17, 2016

61 in ’61
November 16, 2016

Harold Parrott: The Lord of Baseball Public Relations
November 13, 2016

Mays As A Met
November 12, 2016

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training
November 11, 2016

Disco Demolition Night
November 9, 2016

World Series Pranks and Franks
November 8, 2016

When Joe McCarthy Retired
November 7, 2016

New Jersey’s Hall of Famers
November 6, 2016

1963: The Year of the Rookie
November 5, 2016

1977: A Year of Extremes in New York
November 4, 2016

Whose Life Story Is It Anyway?
November 3, 2016

The Odd Couple’s Triple Play
November 2, 2016

The Tragedy of Roy Campanella
November 1, 2016

1920: A Year of Tragedy and Scandal
October 31, 2016

Ralph Houk: Filling Casey’s Shoes
October 30, 2016

Biz Mackey: Baseball’s Unsung Mentor
October 29, 2016

Ebbets Field: More Than A Stadium
October 28, 2016

The Hall of Fame Case for Bill Buckner
October 27, 2016

Don’t Let Your Kids Grow Up To Be Baseball Pitchers
October 26, 2016

Tactical Strikes: Baseball and the American President
October 25, 2016

Jackie Robinson’s Inner Strength
October 24, 2016