General McArthur running the bases for his Junior College team.

General, My General

Baseball is the grandest game of them all. I am known to tell this to all who will listen, and quite often. Because of its long history, the one area where I am convinced that baseball has every other sport beat is in the player name department. I’m sure those who follow other sports will […]

Carlton Fisk at-bat for the Chicago White Sox

An Ode to Carlton

A prevailing thought in sports, especially baseball, is that youth wins out. It doesn’t matter how gifted you are as an athlete at some point you will become too old to play at an acceptable level. Science tells us this is the case as well, the human body naturally breaks down over time so a […]

Bryant Flete at-bat for the Southern Illinois Miners.

Frontier League Cubbies

For those who don’t know the Frontier League is an unaffiliated league operating out of the midwest. Teams in the FL come from Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Indiana. Of the ten teams in the league five are based in Illinois cities, which is, you know, a lot. It’s also a league with plenty […]