The Moral? Steroids Cheapen The “victory”

Last night I re-watched part of 61* and remembered why I enjoy the movie so much.  I saw it with my brother, and we started talking about the home run record, and who’s broken it since Maris.  We agreed that Maris is the last true record-holder, since he was the last one to break the…
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Cream Cheese And Cheese-steaks And Baseball, Oh My!

I’ve decided which team I’m going to support in the up-coming baseball division playoffs and World Series: the Philadelphia Phillies.  Hey, good things come from Philadelphia! Not only are the Phillies in my favored league, they have the best record of all the teams.  That’s right, folks, they’re better than the Yankees.  Okay, so in…
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Plowing That Corn Under

I finally got to watch Field of Dreams.  I can definitely understand why people enjoy the movie.  I found Ray Liotta to be particularly good as Shoeless Joe Jackson.  James Earl Jones was excellent, but then he always is.  He’s James Earl Jones, after all. However, as baseball movies go, I found it a lacking in heart when compared…
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Take Me Out To The Ballgame!

I’m excited! I got a copy of Field of Dreams through ILL today.  Yay!  Now to watch it…

As American As Apple Pie

I recently watched the movie Little Big League, I played softball with my family on Memorial Day, and I started reading Roger Maris: Baseball’s Reluctant Hero.  To me, there is no sport that quite epitomizes summer like baseball (or softball).  It’s a wonderful sport. It also made me want to watch 61* again.  That is…
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