Happy Birthday BBST 6
Happy Birthday BBST! Est. May 9, 2013 I’ll keep this short because I doubt anyone will read more than the title. LOL! BBST has been good to me over the past three years and it allows me to see how far I’ve come, after taking  an eight-year hiatus from writing – much of well – anything after college (there were more lucrative jobs out there … it is what it is!).  My first few months of posts are embarrassingly awful. I had no idea how to blog and hadn’t written in so long so they turned out to be pretty […]

Happy 3rd Birthday BBST!!

I know it’s a couple minutes after midnight on the East Coast (but out West it’s still December 25, 2014!) and I hope you all had a lovely Christmas/Hanukkah or as in my case Winter Solistice (a couple days late!)! Happy Holidays!  Today is another kinda of “holiday” and if you have ever seen him play (esp. live), you’d know why this day can be considered a different kind of holiday. On Christmas day in 1958 the greatest base stealer to ever play the game of baseball was born. This Christmas marks his 56th bithday, which I think deserves at […]

Happy Birthday Rickey Henderson!

Roberto Clemente is a Hall of Famer but he was an even better person off the field than on. Born in Puerto Rico in 1934, Clemente was one of the first Latin-American players in the league. Signed in 1954 by the Brooklyn Dodgers he was drafted in the under the Rule 5 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates later that year. Clemente spent his entire 18-year career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and led them to World Series victory in 1960 and again in 1971 where he was named the series MVP. He was one of the greatest of the greats. He […]

Tribute to Roberto Clemente on his 80th birthday