Marek Minařík on the mound for the Czech Republic national team

Two-Way, Czech Style

When I wrote about Jan Novák a couple of weeks back I proclaimed him the best player in the Czech Republic’s Extraliga. There’s no denying that Novák is the best pitcher in the league and worthy of all kinds of acclaim. However, I was wrong in my proclamation. No matter what Novák does he will […]

Pin #3, Franklin Field
Thompson Family Pro Baseball Map Journey

Thompson Family Pro Baseball Map Journey: #3, Franklin Field

Background Located in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin suburb of Franklin, the easily named Franklin Field has been in operation since 2019. That year the park was known as Routine Field and after an ugly legal spat over naming rights, the ballpark was briefly known as Milkmen Stadium during the off-season before officially becoming Franklin Field for […]

The logo for the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues

Acknowledging the Negro Leagues

As I was in the middle of writing this article the direction of the article changed thanks to a rather large announcement. Before we get to that announcement, the original impetus was the trend of major baseball writers and sites continuing to write about major league stats and milestones while not incorporating Negro Leagues stats […]