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MLB Fashion Police

I get you, Chris Sale.

Let’s be honest – who amongst us hasn’t, on occasion, felt like slashing their restrictive suit and tie or smashing their uncomfortable high heels with a sledge hammer? 354 more words


Cooperstown's Inaugural Class Still the Best

With the well-deserved hoopla surrounding the inductions of new hall of fame ballplayers Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza this weekend in Cooperstown, aficionados of hardball history are reminded of the very first Hall of Fame class, in 1936. 75 more words


More from the Padres HoF

Here are some more images from the San Diego Padres’ Hall of Fame museum, which opened on July 1, 2016. Enjoy! ~ baseballrebecca


Padres Hall of Fame

The San Diego Padres unveiled their new Hall of Fame museum at the Petco Park on July 1. Fortuitously, I just so happened to be there on July 2.The space provides a nice overview of Padres history as well as the history of baseball in San Diego. 273 more words


Happy Birthday Shoeless Joe!

“He was the finest natural hitter in the history of the game.”

-Ty Cobb

The legendary Josepf Jefferson “Shoeless Joe” Jackson was born on this day in 1887 (although some sources cite 1888, adding to the mystique of the man), in Pickens County, South Carolina. 369 more words


The Marketeers Club: Baseball in a Football State

Rosemary Vestal is the publicity manager manager for UNP and will not apologize for being a New York Yankees fan.  

Twice a year I visit media contacts in Washington, DC, and New York, NY, about UNP’s forthcoming season of books. 359 more words



Over the last year or so, I’ve managed to write nearly 250 pieces – some good, some not so good. Some widely read, some not read at all. 103 more words

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