A Random Round of Golf

This is random, but most blog posts are random. On Tuesday, I read that former major league outfielder Daryl Boston will be the White Sox new first base coach. Sure, I was a fan of him when he played for the White Sox during my childhood, but I have a memory of him when I…

A Road Trip Memory

Fresh off a weekend road trip from the Chicago suburbs to Grapevine, Texas with my family, the memories of minor league road trips come to mind. Such as… In my first season as the broadcaster for Joliet in the independent Northern League (2002), we were headed to St. Paul, Minnesota for a weekend series. The…

Cy Speak & Interviews Gone Bad

Many blogs ago, I shared with you some of the players and other baseball personnel that I have thoroughly enjoyed having as a radio pregame show interview guest. The star power factors into someone being a favorite, but there has to be more to it than that. Hopefully, the listener (and I) will learn something…

Money Talks

Earlier today, I was in the car with my wife. She was surfing the radio stations when she settled on “Money Talks” by AC/DC. I chuckled and not because I thought it was kind of funny that she stopped on that song, but more because it triggered a memory for me. If you take the…

Understanding The Cool Factor

Dallas Morning News article from 2011 In my three seasons on the Rangers radio broadcasts as the pre and post game show host, I filled-in for play-by-play on approximately 60 games.  Click on the link to read an article that was printed in the Dallas Morning News on July 2, 2011 and written by media…