Baseball
epub |eng | 2016-04-08 | Author:Frank Thomas

Hoppin’ John Black-eyed peas are a Southern staple, usually prepared with ham or bacon and seasoned the way you like. Adding peas to steamed long-grain white rice makes Hoppin’ John, ...
( Category: Barbecuing & Grilling October 11,2019 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-07-15 | Author:John Updike

Every true story has an anticlimax. The men on the field refused to disappear, as would have seemed decent, in the smoke of Williams’ miracle. Fisher continued to pitch, and ...
( Category: Essays October 7,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-06-22 | Author:Richard Peterson & Stephen Peterson

CHAPTER SEVEN BARRY BONDS'S LAST HURRAH The 1992 Season After the disappointing playoff loss to the Cincinnati Reds in 1990, Pittsburgh fans could take some comfort from the major postseason ...
( Category: Baseball October 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-02 | Author:Hutcheon, Phil [Hutcheon, Phil]

Part II: 2016 If I knew back then what I know now, I would have never played football. —Bo Jackson, quoted by Bob Nightengale in USA Today My son, if ...
( Category: African American September 6,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jonathan Eig

FIFTEEN A GOOD THING FOR EVERYBODY Sooner or later, all the Negro-league ballplayers noticed the white men in the grandstands. The parks were mostly empty that summer, as the fans ...
( Category: United States September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-07 | Author:Shawn Green [Green, Shawn]

PRESENCE The 2000 season was over, but I wasn’t in for any long hiatus from baseball after that final, disappointing game against the Padres. I’d accepted an invitation in the ...
( Category: Biographies September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Alex Speier

Chapter 8 Price Is Right FEW PEOPLE AROUND THE RED SOX had a framework with which to comprehend the chaos of mid-August 2015. Certainly, none of the young players who ...
( Category: Organizational Learning August 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-08 | Author:Jim Prime

So there they are, the 28 game-winning hits off the bat of Jackie Bradley Jr. To date, he’s played in 21 postseason games, but hasn’t collected a game-winner in any ...
( Category: Baseball August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-16 | Author:Jerry Remy & Nick Cafardo

8. 2013 All of the championships were special, but the one in 2013 was emotional. The season started with the Boston Marathon bombings right down the street from Fenway. We ...
( Category: Baseball August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-03 | Author:Ben Lindbergh

When Steinhorn says that “there’s no separateness” between the Astros’ front office and field staff and that “there’s always conversation” between the two, he’s describing a setup dramatically different from ...
( Category: Sports Psychology August 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-04 | Author:Ben Lindbergh & Travis Sawchik

When Steinhorn says that “there’s no separateness” between the Astros’ front office and field staff and that “there’s always conversation” between the two, he’s describing a setup dramatically different from ...
( Category: Sports Psychology August 3,2019 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2019-07-08 | Author:Selig, Bud [Selig, Bud]

There was a little back-and-forth between our side and the union in the weeks after August 12. But mostly the sides were dug in across from each other in trenches, ...
( Category: Biographies July 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-24 | Author:Kent Hrbek

Prelude to a Grand Slam I can condense the first five games of the World Series against St. Louis pretty quickly: We won the first two at home, then went ...
( Category: Essays July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-24 | Author:Kirby Arnold

Randy Johnson: A Talk With the Master, Then Dominance A baseball philosopher once said, “Show me a player with potential, and I’ll show you a guy who hasn’t done squat.” ...
( Category: Essays July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-30 | Author:Felipe Alou & Peter Kerasotis [Alou, Felipe & Kerasotis, Peter]

So Felipe Alou was not unique. What made that first year in Milwaukee even more difficult is that I suffered my first serious injury. Not serious in that it was ...
( Category: Baseball July 19,2019 )