A tribute to George Scott

A little bit of the 1970s died when George Scott passed away on Sunday at the age of 69. Scott, who had struggled with diabetes in recent years, was one of my favorite players. Some of that is attributable to the distinctive look that he cut during his years with the Red Sox. With his […]

Hall of Fame Weekend 2013: Induction Day

The Hall of Fame just can’t escape the rain. Just two months after heavy rains wiped out the Hall of Fame Classic legends game, the weather put a clamp on the attendance for this year’s induction ceremony. Light rain showers, which began just moments before the scheduled 1:30 pm start time at the Clark Sports […]

Hall of Fame Weekend 2013: a look at Jerry Koosman

If you’re asked to name the greatest right-handed pitcher in the history of the New York Mets, the answer comes to mind easily and immediately: Tom Seaver. If you’re asked to name the top left-hander, you might have to take a second longer, but you’re almost certain to come up with the answer of Jerry […]