Tag Archives: Play of the Week

Dadgummit!

Does anyone really like major league baseball?   Uggh, is there anything more boring than watching grown men pretending to be enthused while they “play” their way through 160 games extending from April to October?  … in a sport that condenses … Continue reading

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Note to Self

The Little League baseball and softball season is winding down, so make a note to yourself to come back next season and watch for the Player of the Week and Play of the Week series.  I’ll still be showing action … Continue reading

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Belts and Suspenders

Everybody should have a back-up plan.  NASA calls it “Fail-Safe”; i.e. if something fails there is always a back-up system to ensure safe completion of the mission.  The military calls it contingency planning, smart businesses may call it “Alternate Plan B”, … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home

The phrase, “no place like home” has nothing to do with baseball, nor does it pertain to   real estate, upscale furnishings or higher standards of living.  The phrase is an observation of life.  Its nice to travel to exotic places, see how the “other half” lives, taste … Continue reading

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Donkey Baseball

Remember donkey baseball?  Slow-pitch softball, really, but it was all played on donkeys.  During the blistering hot summer, farmers and ranchers would all come to town on Saturday night, especially when the carnival was in town.  If the carnival included a  donkey baseball … Continue reading

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The Great Imposters

Brush Back I’m always amazed at how well little leaguers imitate big leaguers.  Take a good look at the two 9 year old players in this photo.   The batter has on a full uniform, just like the big leaguers: shoes with “spikes” … Continue reading

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Play of the Week

Voo Doo Hex A game of 11 year olds provided this chance meeting of distant cousins at second base.  It looks like the second baseman is trying to put some kind of hex on the base runner, who happens to … Continue reading

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