Is a coffee table book (9 x 12) written by Ron Smith (2001) of The Sporting News that chronicles, week by week, the home run chase to beat Babe Ruth's record of sixty. Set in 1927, Ruth's record is arguably the most famous record ever. Moreover, Ruth is probably the most well-known person in the … Continue reading 61*: Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle and one magical summer
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Greatest Home Run Hitter Ever
is a great debate. It's between four New York Yankees: Babe Ruth in 1927: 60 Home runs; 164 Runs batted in; .356 Batting average; 158 runs scored. Mickey Mantle in 1956: 52 Home runs: 132 runs batted in; .352 Batting average; 132 Runs scored. Roger Maris in 1961: 61 Home runs; 142 Runs batted in; … Continue reading Greatest Home Run Hitter Ever
What’s the Point: Playing or Winning?
Recently my friend Billy asked me if I was working on anything, meaning writing. I answered: What's the point? Because, why bother? When I explained the why - he concurred. The Evidence is the data on YouTube's product. I learned, ironically, while watching a Joe Rogan podcast on YouTube, that the latest statistics are: 500hrs … Continue reading What’s the Point: Playing or Winning?