Category Archives: Sports

Trophy Kids

  Irvington NJ (Storch Report) — Every kid that signs up for some sporting activity today but doesn’t necessarily show up gets a trophy and in many ‘competitive’ events in which they participate, or not, there are no scores therefore … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Few White Men On The Basketball Court – Because They Can’t Jump?

This is March madness and I love watching college basketball at this time of year, but I see so few white men on the court today that when I do it is such a contrast I’m ready to adjust my … Continue reading

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Yankees Game The System Of MLB Hand Rays A Sweep And The Wild Card

The Joker of baseball reared its ugly head last night in Tampa when the New York Yankees gamed the system by its own strategic motives and handed the Tampa Bay Rays the wild card entry into the playoffs by playing … Continue reading

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Jack’s Back At 80 Bringing Down The Average Age In Miami

While just about everyone is looking for a job and having trouble finding one, Jack McKeon at the age of 80, who wasn’t looking for one, was tapped today to be the interim manager of the Florida Marlins.

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Vuvuzela Should Be Banned From Sporting Events

There is no question that the Vuvuzela should be banned in all sporting events because it is a hearing hazard due to its decibel level and for possibly spreading colds and flu viruses on a greater scale than coughing or … Continue reading

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Maplewood (NJ) Maples Baseball Team Roster & Stats 1947-1965

The following statistics for the Maplewood (NJ) Maples Baseball team were gathered by the late Bob Roellke from records maintained by coach Russ Neide.¬† The Maples were a semi-professional baseball team that played in the Maplewood Twilight League, the Lackawanna … Continue reading

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ALCS Game Demonstrates Need To Expand Instant Replay In MLB

There were three bad calls on the base paths in tonight’s American League Championship Series game 4 between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels that should be cause for review for expansion by Major League Baseball of … Continue reading

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Who Took ‘Hum Babe’ Out Of Baseball?

There were five second bursts from the Hammond Tremolo organ, cow bells were clanging, there was fan-clapping on cue from the PA system, a lot of ‘charging’ chants from the fans in the stands and intermittent hawking of ‘Cold Beer, … Continue reading

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Stock Market May Be Down But The Tampa Bay Rays Are Up

The stock market has been tanking as of late but the Tampa Bay Rays are up sweeping a three game series with the Boston Red Sox this evening with a 7-6 win.

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There Are Lots Of Switch Hitters Around These Days — But Switch Pitchers?

Baseball may have found its greatest box office attraction, the switch pitcher. That’s right the ambidextrous¬†pitcher that can throw equally well with both arms, which becomes quite confusing to the ambidextrous ballplayer that can hit from either side of the … Continue reading

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