My Conversation with Hank Aaron

I will never forget my first, and only, conversation with Hank Aaron. In my opinion and the opinion of many others, Aaron is Major League Baseball’s home run king. On April 8, 1974, Aaron hit his 715th career home run breaking Babe Ruth’s record. It was (and still is) an incredible accomplishment. My memorable moment…

Inside of Jerry’s World

I talked to Al Michaels about broadcasting minor league baseball, and I introduced myself to Troy Aikman who seems to be an easy-going guy. I wish I could have met hundreds of others from the business community and sportsworld that attended this event. For so many years, I have had the privilege of attending some…

A Sports Marketing Blur

Have you ever heard Song 2 by Blur?  Whenever I hear it, I smile and chuckle. It was a celebratory song for me, and my coworkers—I guess.  Let’s flashback to when I was working for the Joliet JackHammers, a minor league baseball team in the independent Northern League.  The last time I celebrated to the…