Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

The Science of Baseball: From Ted Williams to Stephen Strasburg

A number of years back, Ted Williams, along with John Underwood published a book called The Science of Hitting.  It is still referenced today as ”The Bible” in instructing people to accomplish what many believe to be  the most difficult thing to do in all of sports– to hit a thrown baseball.  One of the concepts that Williams stressed was […]

Henry Aaron’s 715th – April 8, 1974

April 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Baseball Writing

A black man is getting a standing ovation in the Deep South for breaking the record of the all time idol of baseball. This is a great moment for all of us”  … Vin Scully Although many memories are hazy after thirty some years, I can still vividly remember where I was when Henry Aaron […]

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