Tonight is Baseball’s All Star Game and it got me thinking about some of the baseball greats I have seen. And, I thought of Casey Stengel and Mickey Mantle appearing before a Congressional Committee on July 9, 1958, that was investigating the need for baseball antirust legislation. 305 more words
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The San Diego Padres finally fired somebody on Sunday and thankfully it wasn’t the manager.
General manager Josh Byrnes was officially made the scapegoat for the latest underachieving season when he was shown the door prior to Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. 523 more words
I’m not sure how it was in the 1950s and 1960s but in the 1970s, Yogi Berra became known for his famous quotes or “Yogisms”. The Mets were in last place during the 1973 baseball season and Yogi famously said, “it ain’t over ‘till it’s over.” Yogi was right as the Mets came back to win the National League Pennant. 1,019 more words