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What Does Canadian Hockey have to do with Baseball?

Not a lot, and I have no idea why this video turned me into a blubbering idiot.  Maybe it’s the fallout of the Giants/Dodgers game tonight, but for whatever reason, hats off to those 18,000 Canadians who sang their hearts … Continue reading

The First Baseman’s Stretch…….

This has been happening a lot lately.  Almost every game in fact.  The announcer bellows what a fantastic throw the shortstop has made to 1st base to throw someone out.  And it’s usually true.  They have.  And it doesn’t have … Continue reading

Question for You Boche!

Why in the world was Michael Morse warming the bench in the 9th inning Thursday night?  Or in the 10th inning?  We’re getting used to it really, because there’s always some silly reason you know?  Like the DL injuries up the kazoo, … Continue reading

CONGRATULATIONS CHICAGO CUBS ~ 2016 WORLD CHAMPIONS!!

The “Supposed” Agony of Defeat

Let’s face it.  How many of us really believed the Giants were going to make it to the 2016 Playoffs?  You’d have to be the eternal optimist to even suspect there might be a chance after the disastrous play the … Continue reading

SF Giants – A New Hero Emerges

How can you explain Madison Bumgarner and his band of buddies marching to the tune of their own drum after such a pitiful showing following the All Star Break?  We knew they were in it because, after all, it is … Continue reading

SAY “NO” TO RYAN BRAUN ….

It’s not that he did the Peds …. it’s that he lied about it so very eloquently. He lied so well he should have been awarded the outstanding Thespian award of the decade. I was totally taken in after that “poor … Continue reading

In Defense of the Hitting Pitcher ~

Getting a ‘Bum’ Rap June 6, 2016 by Hart Rivers ·                                                           … Continue reading

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Memorial Day ~ Remembering our Heroes.

The Drama and Excitement of “Opening Day”!

  It’s finally here ~  Opening Day!  I’ve always advocated it should be declared a National Holiday.  Close the schools and free hot dogs for everyone.  A few years ago at Christmas, my son gave me game tickets for Opening … Continue reading

Nothing New about the “New Slide Rule”.

The basic premise of this rule has always been in effect.  They just didn’t use it.  It was always up to the umpires, but rather than getting out of their comfort zone, they chose to ignore it.  Really, just the … Continue reading

Wanna be a MLB Pitcher?

            So you wanna be a MLB pitcher. Sometimes you just have to start from the ground up. Literally. Here’s a truly inspirational story that will warm the heart of any youngster with his dreams in … Continue reading