Archive for the 'General Baseball' Category


Sunday, April 1st, 2007

My first post here at Temporary Bleachers was about “The Natural” and the differences between the movie and the book. It’s an mythological film but a heartbreaking book, the differences between them striking, but this quote from the book perfectly captures the feeling I think we all have right before a season kicks off:
“He […]

Another Overlong Post RE: Blogs Vs. Newspapers

Saturday, March 31st, 2007

Cub Town posts about a new book decrying elitism in sports coverage and the WSJ reviewer that skewers it, defending sports blogging in the process. The real gem comes in the comment by Ken Arneson, author of the Catfish Stew and Humbug blogs where he states:
Baseball news is about money. It’s not about some […]


Friday, March 30th, 2007

Scott Long over at Baseball Toaster’s Juice Blog comes up with a baseball prediction formula that even Murray Chass would love.

SI Reaches Out To The Unwashed Masses

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 has a web poll up asking Cub fans to vote for the fan blog that has the best Cubs info. The Choices are Bleed Cubbie Blue, View from the Bleachers, Cub Town, and Desipio.
I’m not quite sure who was determining who the candidates were, but not to include Cub Reporter is […]

LaRussa Arrested

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

ESPN just reported that Tony LaRussa was arrested for suspicion of DUI this morning after he was found asleep at the wheel at a traffic light.
Here’s a link to a Sun-Sentinel story. Apparently he had a .093 blood alcohol level.

Rey Rey

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Is it just a little sad that the last pic Gameday has of Rey Ordonez is in a Cubs uniform from 3 years ago?

Computer Blue

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

(Note: The following rant is overlong, meandering, and continuing proof why writers need an editor, but I felt I needed to regurgitate it here, despite the fact that it’s fairly in-cohesive and probably makes no sense)
MAX: They come and they go, Hobbs. They come and they go. I’ll be around here longer than […]

Pie on the Side

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

It’s spring training for the Gameday webmasters as well…

Limping Home

Monday, March 12th, 2007

Cubnut over at Cub Reporter sums up Prior’s problem perfectly.

Being Curt Schilling

Friday, March 9th, 2007

Curt Schilling likes to make his opinions known. He has always seemed very comfortable in front of a microphone and using his notoriety as an All-Star, World Series winning pitcher to speak out on whatever is on his mind, be it steroids or skin cancer. The past few seasons, Schilling has been dropping […]