April 2011

Even the most hardcore baseball fan might not realize it, but exactly 50 years ago today — April 26, 1961 — the very first chapter of one of the most improbable stories in the history of baseball got written. In the fourth inning of his team’s 11th game of the season, New York Yankee right fielder Roger […]

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I’m not sure when all is said and done that the biggest difference between the America of today and the America of generations past isn’t our current obsession with winning.  That, of course, and the now commonly held belief in this country that anything short of winning is losing. That mindset, as well as our joyless pursuit […]

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