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April 15th = 42

I wrote this post five years ago on the occasion of the release of the movie “42,” depicting the life of Jackie Robinson. Every April 15th I think about the … Continue reading

April 15, 2018

Opening Day 2017

April 2, 2017 The start of the baseball season is more important to me than most holidays. I try to get fired up for Valentine’s Day but it always feels … Continue reading

April 2, 2017

SF Giants – 2014 Ring Ceremony

Some B Period Chemistry Honors #faves took in a Giants game on Saturday night (April 18th). It was a special evening at AT&T Park as the Giants players received their … Continue reading

April 18, 2015


Today marks the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball on April 15, 1947. The remembrance of this moment in baseball might be the single best decision made in … Continue reading

April 15, 2013

I Love Data

Attending a baseball game can have everything from lip-biting excitement to numbing boredom. There are many who have no use for its pace or its controversies. And baseball seems to … Continue reading

April 10, 2011 · 1 Comment

Baseball Teaches – Doh!

We only learn when we fail. I believe this to my marrow so I will state this again for emphasis. We only learn when we fail. It is therefore unfortunate … Continue reading

April 9, 2011