Author Archives: raphenet
On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson made baseball truly the national pastime. He was more than baseball hero, he was an American hero. Also featured in the picture is his fellow HOFer and double play partner, Pee Wee Reese.
Baseball is in swing, and the weather is finally resembling spring. I went to my first game of year Sunday. The Yankees lost to Tigers 10-7 , but had good time regardless. Anyways I sat behind the left field wall … Continue reading
Opening Day is tomorrow, and hopefully the spring weather will follow baseball. I plan on doing some contemporary ballplayers once the season is in swing. Meanwhile enjoy a picture Graig Nettles doing what he did best, manning the hot corner. … Continue reading
Vida Blue, great name, great wind-up, and great pitcher for a bit.
It’s March and the weather up north is starting to warm up a bit, making our minds wander with thoughts of spring. Even though it’s still cold for baseball up here, we can catch glimpses of players in Florida and … Continue reading
For my first post I’m going with Duke Snider, the last man to patrol center field in Brooklyn.