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Monthly Archives: January 2010

SABR Day Trivia: Questions!

It’s officially SABR day in America (America includes Canada, too, as there are chapters/meetings in Toronto and Montreal, plus Puerto Rico has a chapter and meeting today, and presumably Mexico would be included if there were a chapter there…). Many SABR chapters are having Hot Stove meetings today and other shindigs to celebrate. (Schedule). I’m […]

SABR Day Trivia: Answers!

Under the link, the answers to the SABR DAY trivia quiz! So don’t click until you’ve looked at the questions!

DVD Review: World Series 1945, 1946, 1947

Tonight corwin and I continued our time warp through history, watching the next three World Series films in order with 1945, 1946, and 1947. In my mind these three series’ were The Goat Curse Series, Slaughter’s Dash, and Jackie’s First. As the 1945 film begins there is no sound, presumably because the soundtrack was lost […]

DVD Review: the 1943 and 1944 World Series Films

Roll the Newsreels! I began watching the DVD collection from MLB, The Official World Series Film Collection, last night. My friends pooled their money together to purchase it for me as a Christmas gift and I’m finally getting the chance to watch it. As determined by WILBB reader suggestions, I started at the beginning. The […]

Yankees Lineup Predictions

Okay, fans, it’s time to play that Hot stove game we call “guess the lineup”? The Yankees lose two, probably three main starters from last year’s lineup. Matsui is gone, signed with the Angels, Melky Cabrera is gone, by trade, and likely Johnny Damon is gone, since the Yankees say they won’t meet his agent’s […]

So Long Lefty, So Very Long

In honor of Randy Johnson retiring today, I’m re-posting this interview I did with him during Spring Training 2006. He sat in a chair while I stood on my feet and he was still almost as tall as I was. He was one of the figures in that clubhouse you rarely saw the Yankees beat […]

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