(This passage comes from my upcoming book of essays, “Impossible is an Illusion” which will be published by Ravenswood Publishers in May 2017.)
There is a Latin phrase that reads, “Crede quod habes, et habes.”
This can be translated as, “Believe that you have it, and you have it.”
Continue reading “A Little Lesson in Latin”
I published my latest blog post on “It’s About The Money.”
This post highlights what might have been Graig Nettles’ greatest day as a Major League baseball player.
Please click the link to read about Nettles’ heroics on April 14, 1974.
Wally Pipp was one of the most misunderstood baseball players in history. Today he is remembered more for missing a game with a headache than for his heroics on the ball field – and there were many!
Continue reading “The True Wally Pipp”
Hello My Friends,
I posted a great story about Dave Righetti at “It’s About the Money.”
Please take a look!
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”
The quote above is absolutely true. 100%. Great teachers leave a lasting impact on the students they teach. That positive impact can last forever.
Continue reading “This is Why We Teach”
NOTE – The following passage comes from a draft of my book The Least Among Them which presents an original and unique history of the New York Yankees. The Least Among Them is currently in the research and editing stages. It is hoped that the final research for this text will be completed in 2017. I have targeted a 2018 publication date.
John Francis “Honey” Barnes began his professional baseball career after graduating from Colgate University in 1925. During his last two season at Colgate, Barnes displayed outstanding batting skills hitting .385 as a junior in 1924 and .350 as a senior in 1925. Barnes was usually the #4 batter in the Colgate lineup as well as serving as the team’s captain. After college, Barnes was signed by baseball scout Paul Krichell who certainly left his mark on Yankees history.
Continue reading “NY Yankee – Honey Barnes (1926)”
This is NFL Playoff Weekend. There are two big games coming up on Sunday. The winners of each of the games will go to the Super Bowl in two weeks. I am a casual football fan, but I am excited about the playoff games this weekend. They promise to be exciting…
(If you click on the highlighted words before each section, you’ll have even more fun with this blog post.)
Continue reading “NFL Playoffs – Being Great”