Yusei Kikuchi with Seibu Lions in Japan(Photo: えすぱにぃ via Wiki Commons)This will be a big off-season for the Philadelphia Phillies as the club tries to take the next step forward in their return to contending status.While controlling owner John Middleton and GM Matt Klentak will certainly be trying to woo familiar big names such as Bryce … Continue reading Japanese lefty pitcher Yusei Kikuchi may be on Phillies radar
The top star player in Japanese baseball, Shohei Otani, has announced publicly that he wishes to perform for one more season in his homeland before making the move to Major League Baseball.Otani will turn 23 years old in July of 2017. He would likely be directly affected by terms of the new Collective Bargaining Unit between MLB … Continue reading Japanese star Ohtani wants to play in MLB by 2018
There is a famous old Yiddish proverb that has had many takes on it over the years, widely attributed to Israel Furman in 1968, which is itself a take on the Bible's Psalm 33:10 verse reading "The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples."That saying of … Continue reading What’s so funny, God?
They are leaving us now on a daily basis, the American armed service veterans who served and fought during the greatest military conflict in the history of the planet Earth. The youngest of the men and women who served their country, whose efforts secured freedom and democracy for generations to come, and who have survived … Continue reading Real American Hero: Donald Rudolph
I was trying to think of an appropriate way to blend my usual 'Sunday Sermon' article with a remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day. I could have just went with two separate articles, but there had to be many connections between faith and the events of December 7th, 1941 when the Japanese attacked the U.S. Naval … Continue reading Pearl Harbor ignited nation in faith