#60 The Cut-out Fans and the Cut up season

The next story was actually supposed to be #59, a glimpse of the career of Laura Baugh, a female professional golfer from Long Beach who grew up with Marijane.  Given the sudden intervention of the Major League Baseball season, I have elected to put Laura on hold for a minute and skip ahead to theContinue reading “#60 The Cut-out Fans and the Cut up season”

#55 Dice Baseball

Ok, here’s a good one. I should have thought about this back in March when they put all the real games away. We could have started our own Dice Baseball League. During all this covid down-time we could have been playing dice baseball, instead of sitting around staring at a blank TV screen, or tryingContinue reading “#55 Dice Baseball”

#1 Joe Nuxhall

On June 10th, 1944, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Joe Nuxhall pitched the 9th inning of a very one-sided loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.  The Reds lost the game 18-0.  Joe got two outs, but gave up 5 walks and two hits.  He was pulled after a wild pitch.  It would be his last pitch inContinue reading “#1 Joe Nuxhall”

Introduction to Sports Stories of My Generation

03-24-2020 So, here I sit at the kitchen table.  I have seen enough of the news for today regarding the Coronavirus. The sun is starting to go down, and I realize that normally I would have the Padre game on, at least before dinner, just to stay in touch with baseball…but no games today. NoContinue reading “Introduction to Sports Stories of My Generation”