I was reminded on Twitter that today marks exactly 21 years since this: It remains one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen in baseball. And I thought…
Fifty years ago, on the morning of Oct. 3, 1971, the baseball trivia question was asked like so: “Can you name the one player in baseball history who h…
This morning, I want to talk for a moment about the treasured newspaper sports columnist. There used to be so many more of us. When I was 21 years old,…
When you watch playoff baseball in 2021, you see a parade of pitchers with dazzling stuff. It’s really quite mind-blowing. I don’t think of myself as o…
Let’s be honest, it would have been easy for old-time baseball fans to snicker a little bit — assuming people still “snicker” — when announcer Joe Buck…
I would hope it goes without saying that here at Joe Blogs, we love baseball. We love the thrills of the game, the history of the game, the stories of …
I came into Thursday night believing in three universal truths about the game of baseball: Sinker-slider pitchers cannot survive in today’s game. Cody …
Pretty often, in public and in private, Mike Schur and I discuss the best huggers in baseball. We have very strong feelings about what makes a good hug…
Some years ago, a school principal changed my life. He did this in any number of ways, including just showing interest in me and my future, but even mo…
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Look at that dateline. Joy. Over the years, sportswriters have argued over drinks and food about the most romantic sports dateline …
Oct. 7: Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0 You probably have heard the story of Yogi Berra and Jackie Robinson’s widow Rachel. Whenever they would see each other — …
My daughters always say that the crossover episodes are the best episodes, and sure, they’re usually talking about the musical crossover between Superg…