Olympics

Coronavirus cancellations and reactions in sports As COVID-19, a strain of the coronavirus, has spread around the globe in recent months, tournaments, games and other sporting events have been canceled, while others have been modified. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S.’s top infectious diseases expert, says the only way professional sports will happen this summer isContinue reading “Olympics”

Triple Crown

Country House In the most controversial decision in Kentucky Derby history, 65-to-1 long shot Country House was named the winner of the race after Maximum Security, who went under the wire first, was disqualified by stewards. In 1968, In the most incredible post-running of the Kentucky Derby, Maximum Security was disqualified for interference on SaturdayContinue reading “Triple Crown”

Take me out to the Ballpark

ROLAND PARK BASEBALL LEAGUES RPBL is proud to be sponsoring a Night at the Yard for the THIRD year in a row!!! Click here to DOWNLOAD FLYER Baltimore ORIOLES vs. Los Angeles ANGELS FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019 @ 7:05 PM ONLY $10.00 Upper Reserve Section 344-354 (Rows 13-25).  The individual ticket price is normally $17.00Continue reading “Take me out to the Ballpark”

Midsummer Classic

89th annual Midsummer Classic will be held Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 8 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Home Run Derby is on Monday, July 16 @ 8 p.m. Read more => http://www.mlb.com/all-star/schedule Robinson Cano’s 10th inning home run lifts American League to All-Star Game victory (read more). Aaron Judge currently has theContinue reading “Midsummer Classic”

Bill Belichick

Who gets more CREDIT for all the Playoffs and Championships? Quarterback or Coach Recently, I was asked who was my favorite coach and why?  Well, I’ve always been a huge fan of Coach K. Read more  I particularly admire great strategist and cool headed tempers. William Stephen “Bill” Belichick (born April 16, 1952) is the headContinue reading “Bill Belichick”

Robinson Canó

Robinson José Canó Mercedes (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈno]; born October 22, 1982), often shortened to Robbie Cano, is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees in 2005 and played for them through 2013. Canoe is my favorite 2nd basemanContinue reading “Robinson Canó”

Championships

Picture above is from our 2016 season. Congratulations Blaze! Notice the guy to my right is Tippy Martinez.  He along with catcher Rick Dempsey, and the starting pitcher Scott McGregor—were to have leading roles in the Orioles’ World Championship of ’83.  Read more. May-June is an exciting time of year for all the school championships. Continue reading “Championships”

Sportsmanship

MVP Every game we handed out a trophy for the Most Valuable Player.  This idea came to me from watching my son’s Head Baseball Coach, Doug Bassett (Facebook).  My son left RPBL in 2014 and he and I got involved with the WM Warriors.  I was the Assistant Coach on the 8U-B travel team.  In 2015,Continue reading “Sportsmanship”

Heat of the Moment

Orioles shortstop Manny Machado and Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura were both ejected Tuesday night following a bench-clearing melee that was precipitated by Ventura throwing at Machado (read more). With one out in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Orioles leading 5-1, Ventura’s first pitch to Machado — a 99 mph fastball — hitContinue reading “Heat of the Moment”