The Pride of Baseball

1968 saw a number of terrible things such as the assassinations of Martin Luther King in April and Robert Kennedy in June, the disruption of the  Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August, and other problem. But it was a special year for John and Sally Pride as they were expecting their first child. There…

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The “Dummy” Who Invented Umpire Signals

As summer closes in North America, it is the end of the baseball season, at least here. But  baseball has become a truly international sport. So, while the season is winding down in the U.S. and Canada, in other parts of the world, such as Australia and Latin America, play will soon be resuming.  Therefore, this…

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