There’s a newish program available on Netflix from American Masters, subject one Theodore Samuel Williams. You know him as Ted. The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived. Basically the hour-long show is a Ken Burns documentary minus everything that isn’t about Ted … Continue reading
My “local” paper yesterday did me the favor of putting together my summer reading list. The Washington Post printed a baseball-themed book review section, highlighting a dozen or so 2019 releases. Nice. The book I look forward to reading most is called Chumps … Continue reading
Inspired by a certain Mr. Woods, I swung a golf club for the first time in about two years yesterday. Yeah, it wasn’t the Masters, only my local driving range, but still… it felt good. Every shot I hit: perfect. … Continue reading
O Spring Break, how I love thee! Let me count the ways… Tiger, the Caps, a trip to the desert… and five more days away from work.
The first 14 times I saw Tiger Woods win a major championship I always knew there’s be another one. The first 13 times it happened pretty quickly. But in the years and surgeries and off-the-course problems Tiger has had since … Continue reading
Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis is mired in possibly the worst slump in major league baseball history. Going back to last year, Davis is hitless in his last 53 at bats and 61 plate appearances. This is apparently an all-time … Continue reading
there is a championship. … Continue reading
It’s a solid two hours even without traffic to get from my house in Loudoun County to the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. People from Northern Virginia never speak about our flagship state university, down there in, you know, … Continue reading
I’m not exactly sure the last time a Washington baseball team won back-to-back midweek day games, but I’m pretty sure Walter Johnson started one of them.
I’m a big fan of the Twilight Zone franchise, now appearing in its third reincarnation on TV. You remember TV, right? The screen that was like a big computer and you had to tune it at a certain day and time … Continue reading