Now That's How It's Done

Been a long time since a throwback game — on a weekday afternoon, no less — generated as much interest as yesterday’s Dodgers/Braves match-up. Right from the top of the 1st, readers were buzzing my in-box and peppering the comments section. Why? Let’s take a look:

• The Dodgers wore their 1944 “night satins” . . . → Read More: Now That’s How It’s Done

Rolls Reuss, Volume IV

By Phil Hecken

Today we continue with the Jerry Reuss series, and in this part, we will take a look at one of Jerry’s nascent talents — uni tweaking. Jerry is not only a stand up gentleman, a tremendous ball player, and a terrific announcer, he has a few more talents (some of which . . . → Read More: Rolls Reuss, Volume IV

Rolls Reuss, Volume II

By Phil Hecken

My greatest thrill in baseball is winning the World Series in ’81. Without at doubt, because that’s what everybody wants. And you know why the no hitter isn’t Number 1? They don’t give you a ring for a no hitter. But they give you a ring when you win the world . . . → Read More: Rolls Reuss, Volume II

Rolls Reuss, Volume I

By Phil Hecken

You might think pitching a no-hitter in the major leagues would be the greatest thrill for a baseball player. And you’d probably be right, unless you were Jerry Reuss, who placed that “achievement of a lifetime” squarely at number three in his all-time greatest.

So began my assignment for one of . . . → Read More: Rolls Reuss, Volume I