In my work as the founder of The Baseball United Foundation, we focus primarily on Europe and the United States. But we are baseball fans and we love to hear stories about how baseball is spreading across the world. Iran,… Continue Reading
If you’re familiar with the history of baseball in Ireland, you already know that Ireland has a rich history of bat and ball sports. The most popular of those sports is hurling. The theory goes like this: Ireland’s youth baseball… Continue Reading
Everytime I hear some self-proclaimed social media guru talk about the power of social/web/2.0/whatever, I think about the Mouth Farting Horse and how social media isn’t always about branding, selling, or shaping people’s opinions. Sometimes, social media is all about… Continue Reading
Another Nilsson post because, well, nobody else sang movie credits like this. Possible best lyric ever? “Executive Assistant to the Producer… Nat Rudich!” Questions? Comments? Send ’em to me on Twitter.
Baseball is very popular in The Netherlands. In fact, it’s so popular, they are playing a variant of the game in nursing homes, called Bean Bag Baseball: Questions? Comments? Send ’em to me on Twitter.
In American minor league baseball, I’ve seen hot dog eating contests and pie eating contests. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sushi eating contest at a baseball game, but I could be wrong. But I definitely haven’t seen a… Continue Reading
Just found this randomly… Not much to add: Questions? Comments? Send ’em to me on Twitter.
If you’re a fan of Harry Nilsson, Robert Altman, or Robin Williams, this is pretty cool: There’s some interesting info in the YouTube description. I’m not sure where this info is from, but it seems legit: “For Robert Altman’s 1980… Continue Reading
First, watch this: Then read this: http://ultimateclassicrock.com/hulk-hogan-rolling-stones-metallica/ As Stones and Metallica fans are likely already aware, Hogan tried to bring his bass-playing skills to the table with both bands at different points in his wrestling career — first in the… Continue Reading
Hey, so apparently IBM had (or has?) a corporate songbook. And it is as insane as you might imagine. The 1937 edition of the songbook is a 54-page monument to glassey-eyed corporate inhumanity, with every page overflowing with trite praise… Continue Reading