A Few Words

Essays about ... whatever.

For a few years there, I used to collect my favorite Richard Williams quotes. There were so many. “I love me!” was a great one. “I’d do anything to mak…
OK, so, I have been trying to keep up appearances here at Joe Blogs — but I’m not going to lie to you: I’m pooped. The last few weeks have been some of…
Well, this is utterly mind-blowing. The Baseball 100 is No. 5 on the New York Times bestseller list. There are simply no words for how absurd this is. …
Fifteen years ago today, Buck O’Neil died. It was a Friday evening, and I was playing our brand new piano — I used the verb “playing” loosely — when I …
Last night, I got this unsolicited review of The Baseball 100 from Bob Costas. Those of you who have heard my Bob Costas story will know just how much …
I’m writing this one through a pierogi, kielbasa, stuffed cabbage, mushroom soup hangover. Thursday night, in Troy, Mich., I received the Tony Kubek Aw…
First off, let me apologize because I know you got a lot of emails this week from Joe Blogs. Well, hey, it was launch week, and you probably know that …
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