Baseball

Time to Get Ready to Watch Local College Baseball
The four local university or college baseball teams are in full swing with early games being played on the road in southern locales.  As the weather warms here the teams will return home.  With that said, if you are chomping at the bit to watch some college baseball, here are the home opening dates …
Chicago Cubs Legend Fergie Jenkins Coming to Quincy
Chicago Cubs legend and 1971 Cy Young winner Fergie Jenkins is coming to Quincy. The baseball Hall of Famer will be at the Quincy Mall on Sunday, January 31st. Jenkins will meet fans and sign autographs from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m in the Fountain Court.
Baseball’s Hall of Fame Needs Some Changing
Congratulations goes out to Ken Griffey Junior and Mike Piazza. Both were named last week to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. No player has ever been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously, but Griffey Jr. came pretty close.  He was three votes shy of being a unanimous c…
‘Elvin Tappe Lane’ at Q.U. Stadium Needs to Happen
In January of 2013 the Quincy Park District announced that their new park on Bonansinga Drive would be known as Lincoln Park. The Park District had asked the public to submit names to be considered and you can’t go wrong with the name of Lincoln. I had submitted the name of Elvin Tap…
Is Baseball Really Against Gambling? I Think Not!
So the man has the all-time hit record for Major League Baseball with 4256 hits yet he is NOT in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.  Pete Rose, the man who said “I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball”, played the game as hard…

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