Monday, August 4th, 2014

High Heat: Finding Baseball’s Fastest Pitcher

High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time  by Tim Wendel Yesterday we posted an interview with the author that touched off a wonderful debate on who was, in fact, the fastest pitcher of all time.  So this expanded post contains some additional facts about […]

“It’s 9:46pm in the City of the Angels”

March 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball Writing

The other day, I heard a segment on NPR’s Talk of the Nation with radio announcer Jon Miller.  The discussion turned to the great Vin Scully, still doing Dodger games after over 50 years in the booth.  They remarked about a game in 1965 when Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game and how Scully’s 9th […]

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