The Chronic Curmudgeon Random events from the past

The picture of YES Network and Major League Baseball with American people of German descent 1) The Yankees lost Andy Pettite. I couldn’t be chortling louder over this one. Don’t get me wrong; I think Pettite is overrated. He’s good, but not great – pitching for the 1994-2016 Yankees, *I* could have won 100 games, and my fastball topped out around 68-70 even when I was in shape and playing ball... Read More

The Chronic Curmudgeon Every once in a while,

The picture of Major League Baseball and Baseball with Grapefruit League Just when $100 million dollar contracts, $170 million dollar payrolls, bat corkings, steriod scandals, Barry Bonds’ surly personality and insistence on showing up pitchers, Bud Selig, Rally Monkeys, and George Steinbrenner have made you sick of the game and convinced you that – like the other... Read More