by | Jan 30, 2018

The forces of left-wing cultural intolerance have won another one. The ownership of the Cleveland Indians has finally given in to pressure from left social justice warriors at Major League Baseball, led by Commissioner Rob Manfred, and have agreed to drop…

by | Nov 17, 2017

The tone of this Daily News article reflects the current order of things in Major League Baseball (and, I assume, the bushes as well), where the game is increasingly run by GMs and the computer geeks they’ve hired and not by field…

by | Nov 10, 2017

Now that the baseball season has ended with a stunning victory by the Astros, two things are obvious. One — baseball is beginning to make a comeback. As NFL rating continue to plummet, more and more viewers are rediscovering our…

by | Nov 3, 2017

Guilt, empathetic delight for Houstonians, a personal joy that was somewhat muted, and a great sense of wistfulness: All arose in me as I watched the Houston Astros build the solid Game-Seven lead that would make them World Series champions….

by | Oct 30, 2017

Allow me to introduce you to Bruce Maxwell. While the NFL has had literally scores and scores of players who have taken a knee during the national anthem this year, Maxwell is the only Major League player who joined the…

by | Aug 29, 2017

Lack of baseball is one of the least of Houston’s worries this week. But thanks to historically bad weather, the Houston Astros three-game home-set with the Texas Rangers had to be moved out of town. The curious thing though is…

by | May 31, 2017

The rules of engagement are out of whack. They favor the malefactor. And Monday in San Francisco the malefactor was Giants reliever Hunter Strickland, who intentionally hit Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper in the hip with a 98 mph fastball….

by | May 23, 2017

Like Berkeley and most of today’s snowflake college campuses, we just learned that the concept of safe spaces has now been extended to the Major League Baseball playing field. Merriam-Webster defines a safe space as, “a place intended to be…

by | Apr 27, 2017

Looking at the headline to this column, you might have thought it was about a new rock band. (Not to worry, I’ll never write about rock — it gives me a rash.) But, no. I just want TAS readers to be aware…

by | Apr 14, 2017

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has a way to go to become as annoying as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. But he’s working on it. As has been well documented, Goodell and Silver seem to think it’s…

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