An ambassador of summer: Ernie Harwell (1918-2010)

Forgive me this day as I write this without getting misty-eyed.  For those who do not follow baseball, or sports in general, Ernie Harwell passed away Tuesday evening from a year-long battle of terminal cancer.  Harwell was the long-time voice of the Detroit Tigers. Check that.  He was the voice of Michigan, Detroit, the Tigers,…

A letter to bad teams

The following letter was sent out to the teams addressed below… Dear Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Florida, Washington, and whoever stinks in baseball: For nearly a decade now, several profitable teams and us have been sending you a yearly check, as a result of a tax that was imposed on us by Major League Baseball.  MLB…

The Return of Baseball

I’m brainstorming on a few topics today, so I’m not going to have much to espouse about.  I will, as a substitute, regale you in a photo gallery of some recent pictures I have taken. I’m a big baseball fan, particularly college baseball.  These are some shots from the Wartburg @ Central baseball doubleheader game…