March 19, 2013

Eddie Waitkus Was No Roy Hobbs, Just a Good First Baseman

Ruth Ann Steinhagen, the Cubs fanatic who shot Eddie Waitkus in 1949, died late last year. While that’s not much of a story in itself, some baseball writers have used her death to point out the similarities and differences between Waitkus and Roy Hobbs, the character he inspired in Bernard Malamud’s baseball epic, The Natural. In […]

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Jackie Bradley, Jr.’s Hot Spring Forcing Red Sox to Make a Decision

The Boston Red Sox have set themselves up for the future. The organization has built a strong farm system through the years via the draft and trades with players who are developing into potential stars. The plan, seemingly, is for those players to start breaking through later on this season with the 2014 roster starting

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