October 2012

Nolan Ryan and the Baseball Gods

by M.C. Antil on October 11, 2012

I’ve always found it deliciously ironic that Texas Ranger head honcho and franchise icon Nolan Ryan often sits during games with his fellow Texan and political soul-mate, George W. Bush.  Because it was Bush who inspired the late Texas governor and noted Lone Star hip-shooter Ann Richards to quip famously about the one-time frat boy-turned-chief executive, “He […]

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Please forgive my being so scatter-shot and going all Larry King on you here, but over the last two days I just started writing down some stream-of-consciousness thoughts on what has been an amazing baseball season, and thought I’d share a few of them with you here. My sense is, years from now we will […]


Chipper Jones — A Lasting First Impression

by M.C. Antil on October 3, 2012

Before Chipper Jones rides off into the sunset at some point over the next few days, and in anticipation of the very last regular season game of his brilliant career – which, weather permitting, should be occurring in Pittsburgh even as I write this – I thought I’d share an image which I’ve carried with […]