Musings on the 70th anniversary of George Herman Ruth’s passing, and the difficulty for the modern fan to connect with an icon. Advertisements
24 hours ago, it looked as though the Milwaukee Brewers had turned a corner on their seesaw 2018 season.
It wouldn’t have entirely been surprising if the Milwaukee Brewers entered this brief two-game series Tuesday with the hated Chicago Cubs without a lot of enthusiasm.
Ted Simmons turns 69 today. He should have been celebrating two weeks ago in Cooperstown, joining the inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
For teams east of the Mississippi, the end of a West Coast road trip–even the most successful of ventures–is usually a feat of endurance rather than a victory lap.
What more can we say than that? OK, I’ll try. One day, we’re thinking about the Milwaukee Brewers acquiring Manny Machado, maybe Jacob deGrom, Chris Archer, Brian Dozier, Eduardo Escobar, Kevin Gausman, Jonathan Schoop, Matt Harvey… Aside from Machado and …
Prince Fielder is the best first baseman in Milwaukee Brewers history. I say that with all apologies to the beloved Cecil Cooper and George Scott‘s sideburns.
Joe Mauer, Kirby Puckett and the role of memory in ascribing value Think quickly: Who has the stronger body of work over his career–Joe Mauer or Kirby Puckett?
How does a man of letters and words connect with his children? With a baseball, of course.
Wherein we temper our enthusiasm for the Brewers starting rotation with case-by-case insight