Often times we feel that we have to keep all our knowledge to ourselves because if we let someone else know what we know, they might gain an advantage over us in sports; and by no means are we ever allowed to let an opponent in on our secrets. We hold our game plan close to our chest and keep it … [Read More...]
“Man may penetrate the outer reaches of the universe, he may solve the very secret of eternity itself, but for me, the ultimate human experience is to witness a flawless hit and run.” Branch Rickey
Branch Rickey was an innovative Major League Baseball executive who famously led the Dodgers … [Read More...]
Moneyball has been celebrated as a revolutionary look into the world of baseball analytics. The movie that followed also has been hailed as an intriguing look into the world of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane.
The movie follows the 2002 Oakland Athletics season as they rebuilt the … [Read More...]
“You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.” – Jim Bouton, Ball four, 1970
You are two or three years-old and you pick up your first baseball. You grip this white ball with 108 red stitches … [Read More...]