My Frank Thomas Hall of Fame Story

When I was a freshman in high school, I loved reading the sports section of the Chicago Tribune.  I looked at the fine print of the “scoreboard page” to find the stats of the Birmingham Barons.  That was the Chicago White Sox Double-A affiliate, and I was looking for the stats of then 22-year-old Frank…

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…

Baseball’s Medicinal Effect

“How’s your dad?” That’s the first thing Ed Farmer asks me every time that I see him. Ed is a former major league pitcher who has been a White Sox radio broadcaster for quite some time. He and my dad have something in common. They have Polycycstic Kidney Disease This disease affects more than 600,000…

I Knew Moose

I knew Moose. Bill “Moose” Skowron who is well-known for his playing days with Mantle and Maris with the New York Yankees, and he also played for the Chicago White Sox in his 14-year Major League career. I met Moose when I worked as the White Sox radio pre/post game show host in 2005. He…