My favorite Peanuts character was, and has always been, Linus. Sure, Snoopy was the coolest, Schroeder landed the ladies (even though he was more interested in Beethoven), and Charlie Brown, well, he was nobody’s favorite character. That’s the whole gist Continue reading Chumpservations, Vol. 41: Asterisks and capital punishment
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
I hit up Milhouse for my usual wagers of the day. Since I liked the Rays to beat the A’s and the Brewers to beat the Nationals in Major League Baseball’s two wild card play-off games, a two-team parlay was Continue reading Brewers-Nationals: When losing a wager pales in comparison to reality
Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading Initial Thoughts on the 2014 MLB Playoffs
As I mentioned in part one of our all-time hit leaders trivia contest, I had a significantly easier time naming the greatest hitters of the 16 National League teams than I did with the American League.
I recently attended my first major league baseball game of the 2010 season. The game took place at Tropicana Field between two of the league’s best teams: the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays.