How Did You Choose your All Star Team?

We are just five days away from the 2018 All Star Game in Washington D. C. The starting line ups for the National and American League are in place.  All thanks to fan voting.  The final two vote winners now selected after a huge social media push by fans,...
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Who’s Really Reading My Baseball Blog?

I had a great conversation today about my baseball blog with a person I just met. A fellow baseball fan (his team is the Dodgers) an entrepreneur with an open mind and so much positive energy and life in his voice that it was infectious. He asked me questions...
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Who is the REAL Matt Kemp?

Matt Kemp began his Major League baseball career  with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2006 at the age of 21.  He’s back in Dodger blue fourteen seasons later  at 33 years young.  According to MLB.com he’s about to be voted in to the National League outfield and go to...
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A Father’s Day Tribute to my Dad

Father’s Day and baseball go hand in hand.  A Sunday in June dedicated to celebrating those who taught us how to catch, hold a bat and so much more. Baseball is the only major professional sport being played in June.  A day at the ballpark is the perfect setting...
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Part 2 – Poetry Alive and Well In The Sport of Baseball

Last week I wrote about Oakland A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty and his special moment after hitting a home run and looking skyward to his mom Gretchen. This week there’s another Oakland A with a story that could be a Disney movie.  A perfect story written by the baseball gods,...
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Poetry, Alive and Well In The Sport of Baseball

There’s something about baseball that is so pure, so truthful. It’s story lines can be poetic and infinitely good it’s hard to believe they are real. The Baseball Gods pull the strings on these stories from up above as if they are the puppeteers creating the poetry for those...
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A Week Off from Baseball

I took a week off of baseball traveling to Prague in the Czech Republic.  Prague is no longer a bucket list city for me.   A trip I will be forever grateful for being able to take.  I encourage everybody to visit Praha as they spell it as it’s beauty...
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Who Vandalizes Heaven? Iowa’s Field of Dreams Repaired

Did you know that the Field of Dreams farm home and baseball field still exists? It’s a popular tourist destination in Dyersville, Iowa that many continue to visit because of the 1989 movie starring Kevin Costner as Ray Kinsella who hears voices which cause him to build a baseball...
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