While spending time in Dallas' legendary Hilton Anatole Hotel, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Cal Ripken Jr.  Ripken was probably the nicest, most humble megastar I have ever met. He signed autographs and posed for photos with anyone in the lobby who was interested.  While posing... Read More

As the San Francisco Giants celebrate their first world championship since 1954, it's interesting to look back at the team's home opener to consider how April optimism morphed into October glory.    In what seems like forever ago, the April 9 game vs. the Atlanta Braves opened with a... Read More

After Thursday night's 9-0 victory over the Texas Rangers, the San Francisco Giants are halfway to capturing the 2010 World Series. Giants shortstop Edgar Renteria broke a scoreless fifth inning tie, after blasting a solo homerun to left field off Rangers starting pitcher C.J. Wilson. Renteria... Read More

One of the most notable storylines surrounding the Texas Rangers first-ever American League Championship has been the omnipresence of Hall of Fame pitcher and new team owner Nolan Ryan. Ryan and co-owner Chuck Greenberg were awarded full control of the Rangers in August, after a protracted battle... Read More

This season, the Minnesota Twins celebrated their inaugural season of play at Target Field by winning the American League Central Title for the sixth time in nine years. Playing home games outdoors for the first time since 1981, the Twins led the AL with a 53-28 home field record. Aside from the... Read More