The United Countries of Baseball (via Nike and MLB)

Alright, this was way cooler when I didn't know Nike made it, but it's still worth sharing, especially since a lot of you get to this little old blog of mine by searching for the "Every Baseball Hat Since 1950" infographic.  "The United Countries of Baseball" shows fan allegiance by region.  Because it uses 2007 … Continue reading The United Countries of Baseball (via Nike and MLB)

The Dodgers Are Broke (and that news isn’t breaking).

I'm looking at you, CNN. "Dodgers File For Bankruptcy Protection" was flagged as Breaking News a few minutes ago on CNN.  Okay, so the filing technically is news, but we all knew it was coming. It's like a train that started crashing 100 miles ago and just kept sliding down a large, slightly inclined hill … Continue reading The Dodgers Are Broke (and that news isn’t breaking).

The Appeal To Charm: Mike Schmidt’s Case Against Interleague Play

Thank you, Mike Schmidt, for taking the public stance that interleague play has run its course.  I agree. And I LOVE your appeal to charm: once upon a time, the All-Star Game and the World Series really were the only showcase for the kinds of match-ups dreams are made of.  All of the reasons you … Continue reading The Appeal To Charm: Mike Schmidt’s Case Against Interleague Play

Search Query Answers: Because You Asked! (And I Don’t Have a Talk Show)

Quite a few questions rolled into the site today via my insistence that search query terms that bring people to my blog are just like emails to Craig Ferguson.  To the issues at hand: "Who Wrote 'Don't Cry' Axl or Izzy?" Cocca says?  Both.  Also give some credit to writer and GNR friend Del James.  … Continue reading Search Query Answers: Because You Asked! (And I Don’t Have a Talk Show)