Posted at 10:02 AM on May 30, 2006
by Ben Tesch
This weekend was a weekend filled with baseball for myself, particularly with all the different ways I took it in... I enjoy all the various ways you experience a ball game:
Posted at 12:21 PM on May 30, 2006
by David Zingler
Barry passed the Babe over the weekend...yawn...and I am still trying to figure out what to make of it. I’d like to pretend it didn’t happen, but like with the George W. Bush presidency, reality’s cold hand keeps slapping me in the face.
I could take the Stuart Scott jock-sniffing approach and gush about it. The ESPN anchor even brought his kids into the mix, calling the moment a cross-generational “I remember where I was” event. Poor Stuart, you get the feeling he has no idea how foolish that sounded.
There’s always the “high horse” option where I could ran and rave about what a travesty the whole thing is and how it’s “disgraced the game”, but that’s a little too self-righteous for me and, let’s face it, this isn’t really that important.
I guess the best thing is to accept it. For the foreseeable future, the all-time homerun list will look like this:
And that’s just the way it is...
Posted at 3:25 PM on May 30, 2006
by Ben Tesch
What are baseball's top best "records"?
If numbers like 714 are going to cease to mean anything, then what do any home run records mean? And if the home run records are no longer the coolest, most celebrated records in baseball, what replaces them?