Baseball Magazine


  • Summer is Here….and the A’s Stink.

    Summer Here….and Stink.

    Some random hipster representing my own personal hell.The California summer heat wave is about to begin; and long-time readers of this blog know that in the pas... Read more

    The 10 June 2016 by   Gary
  • Different Position = Different Ready Position

    Different Position Ready

    Here is a great picture I found online that shows three different position players in three different ready positions on the pitch.Getting ready on the... Read more

    The 13 June 2016 by   Meachrm
  • Nervous Feet

    Nervous Feet

    Keep those feet moving!One of my new sayings this season is “nervous feet.” Every now and then I will yell out between pitches, “nervous feet out there! Read more

    The 09 June 2016 by   Meachrm
  • Reggie Jackson and His Place in the Cosmos of My Mind.

    Reggie Jackson Place Cosmos Mind.

    Say what you want about Mr. Jackson and his brash attitude and high strikeout rates, yet without my grandfathers’ fondness for the man I would have never found... Read more

    The 27 June 2016 by   Gary
  • The Oakland A’s and Their June Swoon.

    Oakland Their June Swoon.

    I had what can be called a perfect summer evening last night: I watched Star Wars on a 60 foot screen on top of a 6 story building with the stars twinkling... Read more

    The 28 June 2016 by   Gary
  • Three Pitching Stats You Need to Be Keeping

    Three Pitching Stats Need Keeping

    Traditional pitching statistics (hits, runs, earned runs, strikeouts, etc.) can be very misleading andBe sure your pitchers know what stats are really... Read more

    The 07 June 2016 by   Meachrm
  • The Rickwood Classic

    Rickwood Classic

    If you happen to be in Birmingham, Alabama today, here’s a cool way to spend your afternoon. Rickwood Field, which turns 106 years old this season, is... Read more

    The 01 June 2016 by   Precious Sanders
  • “Anthem,” by William “Sugar” Wallace

    “Anthem,” William “Sugar” Wallace

    I read a note that this poem is most fun when it is read aloud, and after doing so with a few stanzas, I have to agree.  I love the pace of it, and it’s... Read more

    The 24 June 2016 by   Precious Sanders
  • T-13 Beano Grenade

    T-13 Beano Grenade

    Beano Grenade ( The T-13 Beano hand grenade was an experimental hand grenade developed during World War II by what was then known as the “Office of... Read more

    The 26 June 2016 by   Precious Sanders
  • Warm up Within 8

    Warm Within

    One of the challenges of being a relief pitcher is knowing how much to throw on any given day. If youSave the last 8 for the mound! Read more

    The 02 June 2016 by   Meachrm


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