This has got to be the greatest opening line for a Wikipedia entry: “War pigs are pigs reported to have been used in ancient warfare as a military animal, mostly as a countermeasure against war elephants.” (Source: Wikipedia) And here… Continue Reading
I’m posting this link so I can easily find it later: The Malbone Street Wreck In a nutshell: The Malbone Street wreck was a horrific subway crash in Brooklyn. It happened on November 1, 1918. The story is shocking and… Continue Reading
My new favorite TV spots! Featuring a giant Russian bodybuilder — dressed up like a cow — trying to convince moms to buy his tainted meat. Amazing. In my opinion, these spots are the funniest thing on TV right now.
I love this story… It is from the Baseball United Foundation‘s Lunch With Doc Gooden fundraising event:
Did you know that over 800 species of fish can vocalize? I did not. Unless you count Billy Bass. We may think of them as silent, but fish make many sounds that are rarely appreciated by the human ear. Clownfish… Continue Reading
It’s TWART time! This is a real thing and I don’t know what to make of it, but it’s damned catchy. Via Jeff Pearlman and The Onion’s AV Club, it’s Hall and Oates and Metallica!
Yet another baseball-related TWART! Baseball season must be right around the corner (spoiler alert: it is!). The following is a phone interview I did with Tony Jones. Tony runs the Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation. Fun fact: the national sport… Continue Reading
Kinda weird. Kinda cool? Interesting either way: Full Story: Like a Rolling Stone
Last week, The Baseball United Foundation held our first fundraising event. The event was called Lunch With Doc Gooden, because, well, it featured former Mets and Yankees pitcher Doc Gooden and lunch! The event was a big success and Doc… Continue Reading
Here is a phone interview I recently did with Syed Khawar Shah – the father of baseball in Pakistan: Here’s what I learned: Baseball has been played in Pakistan since 1992 There are over 30,000 people playing baseball in Pakistan… Continue Reading