Wally Pipp led the AL with a career high 12 home runs in 1916.
Wally Pipp’s 3 run home run in the 1st set the stage for a Yankee rout. 11,469 more words
My brother often shares with me his irritation with the broadcasters who describe Yankee baseball games on television and radio. We were, after all, raised in baseball by Mel Allen and Red Barber, in whose care baseball play-by-play was an art. 451 more words
Not everyone is good enough to be enshrined in the Hall of Miller and Eric – only the 212 best ever to play the game. And it’s that time in the election cycle again where we determine that there are certain players who will never receive our vote for the HoME. 1,493 more words
The sound of a baseball being caught by a leather glove or the sound of a wooden bat making contact with a ball….Yes, Spring Training is only a month away here in the Sunshine State, also coinciding with the seasonal rebirth of the game is the annual Lakeland area Kiwanis Clubs Pancake Festival at Tigertown. 86 more words
Last week’s posting about Night Flight and the comments from my buddy Roger conjured up some good memories. He commented about the days of listening to Ernie Harwell, George Kell, and JP McCarthy on WJR. 349 more words