Blogging Baseball

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 by dcfan

picture AT&T Park What do the Brandons, Mrs. Matt Latos, and a nine year-old boy have in common? They all write popular baseball blogs for MLB.com. Here's an "atta babe" to all the entries on this year's top 100 list. These are the blogs that drew the largest followings based on page views from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2013. I've listed some of the ones I regularly visit. No . . . more »

A Real Paige Turner

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 by dcfan

Something to Prove Something to Prove February 7 marked the anniversary of the only on field meeting between legendary batter and pitcher Satchel Paige and Joe DiMaggio. In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a skinny young prospect from San Francisco, Joe DiMaggio, to see if he was big league ready. They knew the best, trickiest pitcher available was the inestimable Satchel Paige. They set up . . . more »

Best of Bay Area Sports Books

Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013 by dcfan

Best of Rivals In the Bay Area we're spoiled with a rich and varied sports history. We've been able to witness transformational moments of sports history such as the black power salute in the 1962 Olympics, to an early glimpse of Tiger Woods' competitive fire at Stanford in 1995, and Bill Walsh's genius in the late 1970's. It's always great fun to reminisce about past and recent champions: . . . more »

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