What Joe Garagiola Meant To Me…

I was very saddened to hear of the passing of former big league catcher, and long time broadcaster Joe Garagiola. He lived a long, and wonderful life, to the ripe old age of 90. His passing comes just months after the death of his childhood friend and Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra. While I am…

It’s Baseball Trivia Time From Baseball Magazine!

Well, it’s a few weeks into spring training, teams are coming into form, there’s been a suspension, a non-suspension, and a controversial retirement. Close out your work week by kicking back, and taking this random baseball trivia quiz from the staff here at Baseball Magazine! We hope you enjoy trying to answer these questions as…

The Differing Dimensions of Ballpark Outfields

An NBA court is 94’ long and 50‘ wide. An NFL field is 100 yards long, one end zone to another, with each end zone 10 yards deep.  An NHL hockey rink is 200 feet by 85 feet.  All courts, fields and rinks are identical. Everything else within the field of play is standard as…

Sidd Finch: The Backstory

In an era when Hollywood was creating uniformed ballplayers walking out of cornfields and crushing majestic moon shots in to the New York City sky, the famed George Plimpton was busy crafting a fictional baseball character too: Hayden “Sidd” Finch.

The Greatest Baseball Nation That Never Was

Foreign players in the big leagues have always fascinated me. This is nothing strange, I am Dutch and have always lived in The Netherlands, I am a baseball foreigner myself. The Dutch like to believe that they are the biggest baseball nation in Europe and they have a point. We have had Bert Blyleven, Andruw…

High and Inside Out: Clemente, A Dodgers Legend

“Imagination… Its limits are only those of the mind itself.” – Rod Serling It has been established that time, being a man-made entity, is not a fixed construct. That means it can be bent, twisted, warped and shuffled which is what gives science fiction nerds like me the hope that time travel will someday be…