Baseball Magazine


  • More Self-absorbed Baseball Reminiscing.

    More Self-absorbed Baseball Reminiscing.

    I’m assuming the penis and cigarette has lowered the value quite dramatically. Perhaps done by a jilted Reds or Dodgers fan?At 12 years old my interests were th... Read more

    The 10 February 2016 by   Gary
  • “Twas the Night Before Spring Training,” by Lucas Brown

    “Twas Night Before Spring Training,” Lucas Brown

    The author clearly had some fun writing this piece.  In it, you’ll find all kinds of allusions to both history and pop culture.  It was first published in the... Read more

    The 08 February 2016 by   Precious Sanders
  • You Do NOT Run a Question Mark to First Base

    Question Mark First Base

    When I do coaching clinics, one of the more humorous things I will do is ask a question like the following…“Raise your hand if, as a young player, you were... Read more

    The 01 February 2016 by   Meachrm
  • Infield Positioning on the Pitch

    Infield Positioning Pitch

    As I’ve said about 300 times on this site … “As you get older, the game gets faster.” If you are an infielder and you position yourself in one spot for right... Read more

    The 28 January 2016 by   Meachrm
  • Dennis Eckersley and the Ubiquitous Baseball Mustache of the 80’s.

    Dennis Eckersley Ubiquitous Baseball Mustache 80’s.

    Here’s Eck posing for Playboy in 1980.America’s hipsters and post-ironic trust fund kids may be growing out their mustaches now, but baseball players of the 70’... Read more

    The 26 January 2016 by   Gary
  • To DH Or Not To DH?

    That is the question. For the National League anyway.MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred recently said that NL owners are beginning to warm to the idea of making the... Read more

    The 25 January 2016 by   Theomnipotentq
  • Reversing the Shoulders

    Reversing Shoulders

    FYI: Important email coming today for subscribers! If not a subscriber, use the Subscribe box on the right column seen on every page.There are certain... Read more

    The 25 January 2016 by   Meachrm
  • Gettin’ Slammed at the Ol’ Yard.

    Gettin’ Slammed Yard.

    People wax nostalgic about baseball with its poetic and graceful nuances; and I understand the feeling as I often do the same, yet there is a darker underbelly... Read more

    The 22 January 2016 by   Gary
  • “The Night Game,” by Robert Pinsky

    “The Night Game,” Robert Pinsky

    I like the bald honesty of this piece.  As much as many folks don’t like to think about it, race and ethnicity have played a role in the history of baseball. Read more

    The 21 January 2016 by   Precious Sanders
  • Carney Lansford, the Universe and Random Thoughts.

    Carney Lansford, Universe Random Thoughts.

    After the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it’s burned to a crisp by the sun; there will be worlds, stars, galaxies coming into being, and they... Read more

    The 19 January 2016 by   Gary