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Signed 1953 Topps Project: 74/274 (27.00%) complete
"[Cocaine] certainly hurt my performance. I struck out a lot more; my vision was lessened." Tim Raines
"Those overpaid, overrated, pampered, overlionized, spoiled brats who have corrupted a great game should be thrown out of baseball." Joseph DiGenova, US attorney
"Here were highly paid baseball players admitting that their primary concern at times when they came to the ballpark was not to win a game, but to hide that they were high on drugs." The Associated Press, 8 September 1985
I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down!
I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!
George Sisler's biography The Sizzler. It's ok so far. The best biographies I've read since the beginning of 2014 are:
Walter Johnson Baseball's Big Train by Henry W. Thomas
Nap Lajoie King of Ballplayers by David L. Fleitz
Eddie Collins by Rick Huhn
Smoky Joe Wood by Gerald Wood
George Sisler: The Sizzler by Rick Huhn
Casey Stengel: You Could Look It Up by Maury Allen
Last edited by bluesky5; 01-14-2015 at 10:23 PM.
I'm reading Andy McCue of SABR's Mover and Shaker, a biography of Walter O'Malley. It's impressive.