Baseball In Year 8s: Welcoming 2018

2018 starts in a few hours, so to welcome the new year, here’s an installment of baseball in year 8s. From Charlie Comiskey to Chase Utley, baseball has taken a wild ride in year 8s. 1888: The St. Louis Browns held the best record in all of baseball. Atop the American Association at 92-43, the…

Festivus

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Seinfeld episode concerning the holiday, Festivus. In following the tradition, this December 23rd, here is my airing of grievances and feats of strength from the major sports: Unfortunately the @NFL doesn't identify Festivus, therefore I am required to work on such holiday. The silver lining is that my…

Tribute To Roy Halladay

Roy “Doc” Halladay has passed away at the age of Forty from a plane crash off the coast of Florida. Halladay was flying his A5 Icon Aircraft, which was the first one made and a gift to him! As a kid Doc loved planes.Then he got one and he loved flying it as he would…

The Reds’ problem-Shining Cincy on the hill

Cincinnati pitching is often far behind both the rest of baseball and the offense of the team. The Reds had few great pitchers to call their own throughout their long history, which dates back to 1869, as they were the first professional ballclub. The fact of the matter is that while the Reds have had…

Philadelphia Phillies Freedom

Philadelphia is not the greatest city to live in for sports fans, but the Phillies are about to change that. With the recent success of rookie left fielder and first baseman Rhys Hoskins, hitting 18 home runs in 47 games (he started out on a streak of 11 homers in 18 games), Philadelphia is excited…