Major League Baseball once again made history while no one noticed. The Houston Astros had a no-hitter the other night! In the Game Four of the World Series no less! And we barely celebrated. Womp womp! There are a few Continue reading The Lost Art of the Start
The best book I’ve read about baseball’s steroid era was Jose Canseco’s “Vindicated,” his follow up to the ground-breaking, tell-all tale “Juiced.” After all, who better to write a book about steroids than the man most associated with them? The Continue reading Book Review: Playing Through the Pain: Ken Caminiti and the Steroids Confession That Changed Baseball Forever by Dan Good
There I stood in the batter’s box, a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 15 years old, pants a little too baggy but with a keen eye for the baseball and ready to strike. The pitcher stood on the mound some 60 feet Continue reading Look there goes another Major League scandal. Yawn!
One of my best friend’s father passed away not long ago. When you get to be my age, you’ll find there’s a lot of that going around. His, like mine, was a baseball family. Ours from the northeast, his from Continue reading SportsChump’s Long-Awaited Return… to Baseball
The Cleveland Indians have won 21 straight baseball games. That’s a new Major League record, which is pretty impressive considering the sport, for better or for worse, has been around since anyone reading this website has been alive. That’s right, Continue reading Why 21 doesn’t matter
“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom” – George S. Patton I read an article the other day that made me stop and think. It made me think about life, addiction, consequences and how the things we Continue reading Jump shots and coffee shops: Vin Baker’s tale of loss and redemption
The other night in Houston, one man put his face in the butt of another and didn’t even have the decency to do it in the privacy of his own home. This time around, there were 25,000 fans there to Continue reading A Jonathan Villar-Brandon Phillips inspired caption contest
The boys of summer are back, which unfortunately means that, once basketball season ends, we have nothing exciting to watch until football season starts.