Baseball Magazine


  • How to Watch Pitchers Warm up

    Watch Pitchers Warm

    In yesterday’s post I mentioned how often I notice pitchers not throwing from the stretch until they are in the game. Of course, you notice that by watching... Read more

    The 15 May 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Daric Barton Selling Churros at the Oakland Swap Meet.

    Daric Barton Selling Churros Oakland Swap Meet.

    Daric Barton is the player every Athletics fan loves to hate. He was put on waivers TWICE in one week and not ONE team claimed him! (not even the Mets) Welcome... Read more

    The 05 May 2014 by   Gary
  • Hallelujah! Daric Barton Now Selling Churros in Sacramento.

    Hallelujah! Daric Barton Selling Churros Sacramento.

    It is hot in Los Angeles right now. I mean hot! My house is from the 1930′s or 40′s era, so there is no air conditioning. The dog is miserable, and... Read more

    The 15 May 2014 by   Gary
  • How to Give a Pitchout Sign

    Give Pitchout Sign

    In just about all levels of baseball, the catcher’s sign for the pitchout is the fist. The catcher gets the sign from the coach, he puts the fist down, and the... Read more

    The 13 May 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Haters Gonna Hate.

    Haters Gonna Hate.

    This post is just a reminder of all the “fun” that some readers are missing on the Facebook page of this distinguished blog! These are just a few of the nasty... Read more

    The 13 May 2014 by   Gary
  • Infographic: Most Dangerous Sports

    Infographic: Most Dangerous Sports

    This infographic isn’t quite baseball-specific, but I do find it interesting to see how baseball ranks among other sports in terms of the “danger factor. Read more

    The 22 May 2014 by   Precious Sanders
  • Playing Behind the Runner at First Base

    Playing Behind Runner First Base

    Here are my situations when playing behind the runner at first base is either the right move or at least a possibility:Not every situation demands holding the... Read more

    The 27 May 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Review: My Brother Stealing Second, by Jim Naughton

    Review: Brother Stealing Second, Naughton

    I recently re-read Jim Naughton’s My Brother Stealing Second, a  young adult novel that one would be hard pressed to find these days.  Published in 1989, My... Read more

    The 29 May 2014 by   Precious Sanders
  • “Baseball Dreams,” by Charles Ghigna

    “Baseball Dreams,” Charles Ghigna

    Charles Ghigna wrote this piece in memory of Jack Marsh, who played baseball as a second baseman for Yale University in 1943.  We rarely consider the analogous... Read more

    The 05 May 2014 by   Precious Sanders
  • More On Pedey and Mo

    More Pedey

    My friend Adam, whom I have quoted here in the past, weighs in on the "controversial" new book by Mariano Rivera, "The Closer," with an interesting take on... Read more

    The 07 May 2014 by   Theomnipotentq


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