My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

This past year marked a major change in direction as far as my baseball writing was concerned. For the previous three years, I wrote almost exclusively on the national pastime. As the Fall of 2017 arrived, I decided to return to writing across the broader spectrum of politics, religion, entertainment, and social issues. Baseball is … Continue reading My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

My 2017 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

The Internet Baseball Writer’s Association of America (IBWAA) conducts voting in December of each year for its Baseball Hall of Fame.This process is conducted in much the same manner as the formal BBWAA voting, which results in players being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown.The IBWAA was born on the Fourth of July in 2009. … Continue reading My 2017 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Baseball’s hot stove begins to heat up

Alex Rodriguez was a big free agent signing with Texas at the 2000 baseball winter meetings   For baseball fans, the winter can be particularly cold, dark, and long. From the end of the final game of the World Series in late October until Spring Training gets going in February, there are four months without … Continue reading Baseball’s hot stove begins to heat up