I started tending bar in the early 90s. Little did I know back then, it would become my chosen profession, my passion, my calling. After a few years of working at my very first gin joint, there was a buyout. Continue reading Lights! Cameras! Replay!
The e-mail string started simply enough. I received an email from my Uncle Alex with nothing in the text. The subject line read “Still like instant replay?” Years ago, right on this very website, he and I debated the merits Continue reading Debating Instant Replay with my Uncle Alex
I remember having a debate with my uncle about a year or so ago. My old uncle Alex is a lifelong baseball fan and a consummate purist, a stark contrast to his otherwise sensible nature.
I self-edit, which can be a good thing… and a bad one. Such are the benefits of running one’s own website. Maintaining one’s own viral venue with no producers, editors or censors in sight means I am allowed to speak Continue reading The case for spell check in Major League Baseball
Someone once said the best officials are the ones we don’t know by name. That’s because one mistake, one glaring error, one moment of indecision can alter a game, a series or perhaps even a season. Officiating is a thankless Continue reading To err is human, to evolve divine: The argument for efficient replay in sports