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Book Review: Wrigleyworld: A Season in Baseball’s Best Neighborhood by Kevin Kaduk Book Review: Slouching Toward Fargo Movie Review: The Emerald Diamond Book Review: Out of My League by Dirk Hayhurst Movie Review: One Hit from Home
 
Book Review: Wrigleyworld: A Season in Baseball’s Best Neighborhood by Kevin Kaduk

Book Review: Wrigleyworld: A Season in Baseball’s Best Neighborhood by Kevin Kaduk

Wrigleyville is the well known area surrounding the ever popular summer spot of Wrigley Field. There are restaurants and bars and plenty of baseball fans to be found on a summer afternoon. Many baseball fans have wondered what it would be like living in the neighborhood surrounding Wrigley Field for a summer of baseball and […]

Book Review: Slouching Toward Fargo

Book Review: Slouching Toward Fargo

On the cover it claims it is “A Two-Year Saga of Sinners and St. Paul Saints at the Bottom of the Bush Leagues with Bill Murray, Darryl Strawberry, Dakota Sadie and Me”. The book is Slouching Toward Fargo by Neal Karlen, and I enjoyed every bit of the book except the “Me” part. The book […]

Movie Review: The Emerald Diamond

Movie Review: The Emerald Diamond

What country won its first international baseball game against a country that no longer exist and the first player to get a hit in international play was born in another country? Ireland I have always been fascinated with baseball played in countries other than the USA. Sure it’s the same game, but at the same […]

Book Review: Out of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Book Review: Out of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Originally posted on BaseballdeWorld.com Former MLB pitcher Dirk Hayhurst made a splash in the book industry with his first best seller The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran which talked about life in the minor leagues. Now he is back with his second best seller, Out of My League. Out of My League is […]

Movie Review: One Hit from Home

Movie Review: One Hit from Home

I’ll watch just about anything that deals with baseball. So when I saw earlier this week that a baseball themed movie came out on DVD, I jumped at the chance to check it out. One Hit from Home is the story of a struggling ex-major leaguer who returns home in the midst of a disappointed […]

SABR Day Coming Up Soon – January 25th

SABR Day Coming Up Soon – January 25th

17 January 2014

With the upcoming annual SABR day coming up in just over a week I thought I would take a moment to comment on why any baseball fan should join SABR. When most people think of SABR they think of sabermetrics and the study of advanced statistics, but it is so much more than that. I […]

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Doing Research and Loving It So Far

Doing Research and Loving It So Far

16 January 2014

I haven’t had much time to write lately because I have started my master’s degree in history and have spent most of my time with that. However, I have spent most of this semester doing research for my research proposal which deals with baseball’s influence on the troops during World War II. In doing the […]

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#Blogathon at BaseballdeWorld to Raise Money for The V Foundation

#Blogathon at BaseballdeWorld to Raise Money for The V Foundation

20 September 2013

I know I haven’t posted here in some time. That is mainly because I spend most of my time at my other blog where I cover baseball around the world, BaseballdeWorld.com. There I am holding a blogathon this weekend to raise money for The V Foundation in honor of a friend who recently passed after […]

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A Visit to the Ty Cobb Museum in Royston, Georgia

A Visit to the Ty Cobb Museum in Royston, Georgia

01 July 2013

Recently I was able to head out on a short road trip. Along the way I watched a Chattanooga Lookouts game, and then was able to head over into Georgia and visit the Ty Cobb Museum. Located about an hour and a half northeast of Atlanta, the museum is in the small town of Royston, […]

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A Trip to AT&T Field in Chattanooga, Tennessee

A Trip to AT&T Field in Chattanooga, Tennessee

30 June 2013

This past weekend I had the chance to make a short little baseball trip down through Tennessee and into Georgia. My first stop along the way was Rock City on Lookout Mountain. I didn’t realize there is so much to see and do in Chattanooga, and if you are ever in the area I highly […]

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Greer Stadium in Nashville, TN – Home of the Nashville Sounds

Greer Stadium in Nashville, TN – Home of the Nashville Sounds

10 June 2013

Since I have been back in the States, I’ve tried to get out and see a few new stadiums. So one night not long ago, I headed out to see the Nashville Sounds play at Greer Stadium. I was actually excited to see the scoreboard but not much else. I’ve read a lot about Greer […]

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Visit to Pensacola Bayfront Stadium and the Blue Wahoos

Visit to Pensacola Bayfront Stadium and the Blue Wahoos

30 April 2013

One of the best places I’ve been to in ages is Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. I had the chance a few weeks ago to head down to the coast and check out the new stadium, and I am glad I did. I lived just outside of Pensacola for a short time and I’ve had family in […]

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Upcoming Baseball Stadium Trips

Upcoming Baseball Stadium Trips

16 April 2013

I’m excited about some upcoming trips to see some minor league and college baseball action. My first stop will be in Pensacola, Florida to see the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. I lived a short time outside of Pcola and got to see a few games of the Pensacola Pelicans, the old American Association team. Since I […]

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Opening Day in Toronto

Opening Day in Toronto

11 April 2013

Recently I got the chance to travel back to the States after two years in South Korea. My timing of my trip just happened to coincide with Opening Day in Toronto. So with a stopover in Canada, I hit up Opening Day at my third ballpark, Texas and Atlanta being the others. First of all, […]

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Quick Thoughts on the World Baseball Classic

Quick Thoughts on the World Baseball Classic

25 March 2013

Opening Day is nearing and it’s already been a busy spring with baseball. The World Baseball Classic was one of the best tournaments I’ve ever seen. There was so much drama and excitement that it made for great baseball. Some quick WBC thoughts: First of all, I couldn’t have been more excited to see how […]

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There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit. ~Al Gallagher, 1971

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