Say Goodbye to the Blatt

By Phil Hecken

That photo above? What’s depicted is not some war memorial or something you’d see at the Louvre or MoMA. That statue is entitled “The Road To Omaha” and it’s found at the entrance to Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium, which has hosted the College World Series since 1950.

Omaha’s Rosenblatt Stadium, or The . . . → Read More: Say Goodbye to the Blatt

Yeah, but Did They Order Them from Marshall?

I was looking at the MLB schedule yesterday morning and saw that the Rays were slated for a noon game at the Trop. “A weekday afternoon game in a dome is so weird,” I thought. “It’s like having a date with a really pretty girl and then taking her out to your dentist’s office.”

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Come on In, Make Yourself at Home

For a couple of years now, webmaster John Ekdahl has been telling me — and I’ve been telling some of you — that we’re going to give the site a major design overhaul. Big changes, a completely different look, a serious makeover.

This is not that redesign.

It is, however, a good first step . . . → Read More: Come on In, Make Yourself at Home

Look Who’s Got a New Pair of Glasses (and I didn’t even have to go to the eyewear shop)

Longtime reader and all-around swell guy James Huening has been promising me a birthday present for ages now, and on Monday — exactly three months after my birthday — it finally arrived. It was totally worth the wait too, because the gift turned out to be the pair of DIY Uni Watch drinking glasses . . . → Read More: Look Who’s Got a New Pair of Glasses (and I didn’t even have to go to the eyewear shop)