Baseball

Baseball Cards and Bicycles, a Costly Combination
I was moving some boxes the other day at my house and I came across my large box of baseball cards. It got me to wonder about how many baseball cards I traded with my friends, and just how many I ruined just to make noise on my bike. My guess it was in the hundreds.
The Batting Cage Opens Today and The Big Dog is Ready
Since the last out of the Cubs World Series clinching victory over the Indians, I have been had the bug.  What bug you ask? The bug to go to the batting cage and smash some baseballs around is attacking me like I would a fastball. The bad news was that the Quincy Park District’s Batting Cage at Uppe…
Big Dog’s Major League Baseball Picks for 2017
Ozzie Smith started campaigning for it a few years ago…opening day in baseball should be a national holiday in America. The 2017 season began this weekend and thousands of Americans and Canadians will be heading through the turnstiles into ballparks this year.
Here’s Why The Cardinals Have an Off Day Scheduled Monday
The St. Louis Cardinals will open the 2017 Major League Baseball season at home Sunday night against the Chicago Cubs. After Sunday there will be 161 games left to be played and a lot can happen between now and then. But you can’t get to game 162 without playing game #2 next. So many of you may be a…
The Day I Met Chuck Berry
Back in 1988, Reggie Coleman and I took a trip down 61 and stopped at Chuck Berry's restaurant in Wentzville for a bite. We didn't actually think he'd be there...let alone sporting an apron and bussing tables! Here's the story behind it...

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