Tag Archives: Houston Astros

Wednesday’s Book Review: “Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son”


Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son. By Paul Dickson. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. No doubt, Leo Durocher was a talented baseball player, coach, and manager. He was also MLB’s bad boy before Billy Martin took that title from him in the … Continue reading

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Opening Day


Well, it’s official! The 2013 major league baseball (MLB) season is here. It started auspiciously on Sunday night, March 31, with a game between the Texas Rangers—a powerhouse in the American League (AL) West Division—and the Houston Astros—a really bad team … Continue reading

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Baseball Uniforms as Fashion: The Dish on all the Changes to MLB Uniforms for 2012


I’m not going to give you much concerning this subject other than to point you toward an excellent story by Paul Lukas at ESPN. The full story is here. Check it out.  Some of this report is really interesting. The Marlins, … Continue reading

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