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No-hitter? Who cares?

Braves manager reminds everyone that stats matter most Thank goodness Don Larsen wasn’t on a pitch count.For the historically challenged, Larsen was a journeyman pitcher for the Yankees and six other big-league teams. His lifetime record was 81-91. Had it not been for Oct. 8, 1956, the name Don Larsen would never have been published in anything but a phone book.On that afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Larsen pitched a perfect game. In Game 5 of the World Series, Larsen shut down the Brooklyn Dodgers without so much as one of them reaching first base.If someone had asked manager Casey ...

October 30, 2021|Categories: MLB|Tags: , |0 Comments

Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills

Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills When lifelong fans of a big-league team are told that their club is changing its name, there will be many who whose ire will take years to cool. Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills to make sure they go to the great beyond wearing a Cleveland Indians jersey, or at least a hat. Chief Wahoo, the much maligned – or mindlessly adored - caricature of a Native American, has already been eased out the door. This should not be considered a big thumb’s up for Guardians. That ...

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