I’m going to admit it: I love Chinese Professional League Baseball. Is it possible I’m just baseball starved and I’ll watch any live baseball? Yes. But it’s definitely more than that. The quality of play is not MLB level, but it’s pretty good. My impression is that it’s about the equivalent of AA ball in … Continue reading What I love about Taiwan baseball:
On this date in 1955, Elston Howard became the first African American player to don the pinstripes for the New York Yankees. Quite often when cultural and societal firsts occur, some matters get a combination of forgotten or overlooked. In this case, many Yankee fans don’t realize how great of a player Howard was. Also, … Continue reading Elston Howard’s debut: My thoughts.
On the list of baseball matters we can discuss when there’s no actual baseball, we can argue about which players were deserving of particular honors. Hall of Fame, MVP, Cy Young, mythical best of all time, best at each position, whatever. Most of us have spent a good chunk of our lives debating the merits … Continue reading MLB’s Worst MVP Decisions This Century
I just saw that the MLB app will be replaying Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium, tonight at 7pm. I normally try to avoid personal stories on My Baseball Page, but given current circumstances, I’ll make an exception. Hey, it’s that or more baseball void. On Thursday, September 25th, 2014, I was in Louisville, … Continue reading Jeter’s best moment – my take: