Quick thoughts on the Moneyball film

THT’s Jeff Gross plans a comprehensive Moneyball review for early next week, so be sure to check that out. In the meantime, an advance screening provided an opportunity for me to see the movie before it debuts this Friday, so I thought I’d share some quick thoughts on the film. The fact that this effort […]

Hey Bryce Harper, the jerk store called…

It’s hard to look at a line of .342/.435/.623 for an 18-year-old in the Sally League and find fault. However, go beyond the ridiculous numbers and we see that is the case with Washington Nationals farmhand Bryce Harper. Harper is playing with Class A Hagerstown, and making a mockery of it. He has 14 home […]

MLB.TV review

A decent review of Major League Baseball’s streaming video package, commonly referred to as “MLB.TV,” required a few months’ usage. It probably also requires someone that’s good at doing reviews, but until they show up this will have to suffice. Let’s take a brief look at the package and see if it’s worth taking advantage […]

Jackie Robinson Day

In Alabama, August of 1942, a black soldier got into an argument with a white bus driver. The situation escalated and the soldier eventually told the driver to “drive your bus and leave me alone.” Shortly thereafter the bus driver pistol-whipped the soldier. Then, for good measure, he shot the private three times as he […]