The Best Thing to Happen to Boston Since Kevin Brown Took the Ball in Game 7

Man, talk about Getting Itâ„¢.

The Bruins hit a home run, scored a hat trick, bowled a turkey, [insert next cliché here] with their new uniforms, which were unveiled yesterday. In an era when I almost always have some quibble about a team’s new design, I have exactly zero bad things to say about . . . → Read More: The Best Thing to Happen to Boston Since Kevin Brown Took the Ball in Game 7

Dwarf Stars

New ESPN column today — here’s the link.

Meanwhile: In Monday’s Ticker I mentioned the Florida State League All-Star Game, where players wore generic all-star unis instead of their regular team designs. That led to a note from Doug TKTK, who informed me that the single-A Carolina and California Leagues have their respective all-stars . . . → Read More: Dwarf Stars

It’s Academic

The College World Series is currently taking place in Omaha, which happens to be the home base of reader Bryan Redemske. Bryan’s a longtime Ticker contributor (he works at a newspaper, so he often sees wire-service photos before I do, and he once forwarded me the amazing shot of a Nebraska pitcher with a . . . → Read More: It’s Academic

Because It’s Never Too Early to Learn How to Do Things Right

Several people have contributed good info about the College World Series, but I’m gonna save that until tomorrow or Thursday. Today we’re going to look back a bit further than college baseball — all the way back to Little League.

That topic was inspired by a note I got last week from reader Wally . . . → Read More: Because It’s Never Too Early to Learn How to Do Things Right