1991 was a year of change for me. It included my final year of elementary school and my first year of middle school. For any twelve or thirteen-year-old, they were perilous times. Our family lived in a small rural southwestern Missouri town that had a Tyson factory and a rising software tech company. One home run by a formerly unknown player to me was a reflection of that year.Read More
My friend Ben started posting on Instagram a new baseball card each week that was somehow unique or special to him, and it got me to thinking about the cards I own and the stories (some better than others) that are hidden in my vault of baseball cards. So I figured I'd just walk over here and post a little bit about the cards in my possession.
The Rookie CardRead More
For Neil the start of the season was a disappointment. As he waited through eighteen rounds of selection his hopes of playing in the Baseball Aholics gradually slipped and slid away. Among position players Neil was ranked as the 19th best second baseman available and 254th in the overall player rankings...Read More
Somewhere on the internet exists a rotisserie baseball league. Now if you are unfamiliar with what a rotisserie baseball league is let me fill you in. Simply put, rotisserie baseball is a collection of make-believe baseball teams managed by real people who fill the make-believe teams with real players generating real stats that are compiled to determine a real winner of a make-believe league... this is the first part of that story.Read More