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An Interview with Paul Halayko: Mets Fan and COO of Newburgh Brewing

Last month, Newburgh Brewing made headlines by date coding the bottom of their latest batch of cans with “Go Mets!” Never one to miss an opportunity to take a closer look at the intersection of the Mets and beer, I reached out to the man from the can, President and COO of Newburgh Brewing, Paul Halayko. 1,583 more words


Beer Review - Prairie BOMB!

Scarcity has a funny effect on things. Within the framework of persona (especially celebrity persona), scarcity of information takes myth and creates legend. Within the framework of beer, scarcity of supply often creates a mad rush of demand, along with a completely different set of expectations regarding quality. 688 more words


(Blogathon '16) Baseball Card Haikus

This post is part of the 2016 Baseball Continuum Blogathon For Charity, benefiting the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation. The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation is the charitable arm of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and funds raised will be “put to immediate use to increase the pace from research trials into improved clinical care, to ensure state-of-the-art facilities, and to help improve the quality of life for patients and their families.” Please donate through the… 211 more words


Washington's Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery.  204 more words


Where are they now? A look back at the ‘92-‘93 World Series champion Blue Jays

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays are in first in the American League East and looking like a serious post-season contender for the first time since they won the 1993 World Series. 951 more words


RIP, Players Falling Off the 2011 Ballot

On Friday, we elected four more. All were ballot newcomers, meaning we didn’t eat into our backlog at all. But today we do. As far as we’ve revealed, there are 198 players in the HoME, but there are plenty over the last four elections on whom it’s easy to agree. 1,146 more words

RIP, Obituaries Of Players We're No Longer Considering

Crime Dog in the Hall: Criminal or Logical?

It’s not always so easy to explain to my students the difference between what should happen and what will happen. For example, reasonable people might think that cigarettes… 2,227 more words