Not since the days when William Howard Taft sought the Presidency…
A harder question than it first appears
Dem bums, dem bums, dem mad bums.
There were Giants in the earth in those days.
All over the place.
It fails to happen every 90 years.
It was the 80s. Nobody’s hair looked good.
A decade of dynasties.
As with music, politics, and American society in general, in baseball the 60s don’t really begin until halfway through through the decade. 1960 What’s the most dramatic play in baseball? A walk-off home run. How do you make it even more so? It’s in the 7th game of World Series. That’s how Mazeroski’s blast that…
Yankee haters might want to skip this one.
It all starts far, far from any stadium. There are no diamonds and no throngs of adoring fans—just a crackling radio hissing through a stale summer garage into air as golden-tinged as the dead, yellow lawn. There’s a man’s voice: “He stood there like a house by the side of the road and watched it…