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Hall of Fame fallout proves baseball is still America's Pastime

Published Jan. 9, 2014

All year long we hear about how the NFL is king of American sports. It makes the most money. The most people view it. It's the "most popular" game, and we can't get enough of it. Right? We're told it's America's game now. But in the end, when it comes right down to it, nothing moves us quite like baseball. The fallout from Wednesday's Hall of Fame vote only proves (again) that it remains America's Pastime.


The Hall calls, but it calls too late

Published Dec. 14, 2011

Ron Santo so desperately wanted to hear the news that came last week. That he died a year before it came is the cruelest of ironies to someone that deserved better. Not that Santo deserved the nod for enshrinement into Cooperstown by the Veterans Committee; but rather that he spent the last 15 years of his life so desperately longing for something that was only accomplished in death.


Milwaukee native Kubek gets Hall of Fame nod

Published Dec. 9, 2008

Tony Kubek, the Bay View High School grad who was an all-star shortstop with the Yankees in the late 1950s and early '60s and an even better TV announcer, won the Ford C. Frick Award and will enter the broadcasting wing of the Hall of Fame.


The kid in me soaks up CC's start

Published July 9, 2008

My Tuesday night involved grilling out, drinking beer, watching the Brewers on a puny 21-inch TV and throwing the baseball around before the pre-game show. It was perfect.


Saturday Scorecard: A date with history

Published April 7, 2007

Brewers rookie Tony Gwynn, Jr., has been given permission to miss a game at the end of July. The reason? His father is going to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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