Jim Valvano loved baseball
November 20th, 2018
Jim Valvano loved baseball. The great, college basketball coach, who died from cancer in 1993, coached the North Carolina State men's team to the …
Michael Kay's Tweet evoked memories of Mel Allen's visit to Torrington
November 16th, 2018
Michael Kay, Mel AllenWhen New York Yankees television broadcaster Michael Kay posted a tweet the other day of him sitting side-by-side with Mel Allen, it evoked memories of the time Allen came to Torrington, …
So what if the Mets want Tim Tebow on the roster
November 15th, 2018
So what if the New York Mets want Tim Tebow on the roster! That's the topic of my latest episode on "The Baseball Beat."
There has been some controversy stirred up on sports talk radio, since the Mets announced last …
When Mays and Drysdale once ran for president
November 6th, 2018
As we approach this important Election Day, 2018, did you know that Willie Mays once ran against Don Drysdale for President of the United States? And that Mickey Mantle and Casey Stengel once squared off in a U.S. …
What was Donie Bush thinking?
November 3rd, 2018
Donie BushCan you imagine, if they had sports talk radio in 1927?
Owen "Donie" Bush was the manager of the 1927 National League pennant winning Pittsburgh Pirates. The former big league shortstop was in his first year as …
When Yogi was quotable
November 2nd, 2018
As we enter the climax of the election season, I have to look back at that famous philosopher: Yogi Berra. How often, especially down the …