Category Archives: Baseball

With God, three strikes and you’re not necessarily out

By Tom Siebert In Game 2 of the American League Championship Series in 2005, A.J. Pierzynski of the Chicago White Sox struck out swinging with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Is a Double Play

By Tom Siebert From 1902–1912, Joe Tinkers, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance formed the most famous double-play combination in baseball history. The Chicago Cubs trio was poetry in motion, and in fact, a now-fabled poem was written about them. “Tinkers … Continue reading

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In the Big Inning

By Tom Siebert Pat Kelly, an outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles in the late 1970s, once said to his manager Earl Weaver: “Skip, it’s great to walk with the Lord.” To which the fiery Weaver quipped: “I’d rather see you … Continue reading

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