Welcome To The Off Season

And so it begins, that annual hiatus we baseball fans call the off-season. It brings with it the all-encompassing question, “now what?” A lot of people shift gears to football, basketball or ice hockey. Not me. I’m a baseball guy to the core and nothing else will do. And I’m

Recalling Game 6 ~ Lots Of Them!

As I sit down to write this post tonight’s World Series Game 6 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox is just getting underway. Boston pitcher John Lackey has retired the side in the top of the first without incident. Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha has taken the

The 2013 Fall Classic Is Here!

I’m excited about the upcoming World Series for a variety of reasons. It features the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League versus the American League’s Boston Red Sox, and I like both teams. There are great pitchers, outstanding relievers, long-ball hitters, well-schooled managers and rabid fan bases, so all

2013 BBA Post Season Awards.

Every year, members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance vote for their organization’s post season awards. As a baseball fan with a great deal of respect for its history and traditions, I’ve put a lot of time, energy and thought into the selection process, and have something to say about everyone, with the

Our Bryan Stow Events Plans

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Longing For The Days Of The Asterisk

I’m old enough to remember the asterisk, that provocative symbol that was a big part of the baseball world during the summer of 1961, when it became clear that Roger Maris had a very real chance of breaking Babe Ruth’s long-standing record of 60 homers per season. As Maris came

Topps Issues Some Awesome Cards

We’ve been so busy with a variety of projects that we haven’t published a post in over a month! Where does the time go? In the time we’ve been gone, a great many things have unfolded in the world of baseball. One of them concerns baseball cards, one of our

Let The Wall Win, Bam Bam

The photo you see on the left was taken when Washington Nationals wunderkind Bryce Harper ran into this outfield wall at full gallop in an attempt to catch a fly ball. I’d tell you he hit the wall hard, but that would do an injustice to how Harper plays baseball,


Bryan Stow Event Plans Come Into Sharper Focus

That wise baseball sage, Yogi Berra, once suggested that when you’re at a fork in the road, to take it. We love Yogi here at Grubby Glove, and we usually follow his advice to the letter. We see no reason to deviate here, so for now, we’re going to pursue

My Game At Chase Field

It looks big as you approach it, as I did on a late Sunday morning not too long ago. My first look revealed what appeared to be a large rectangle topped by an immense, half moon made of steel. I knew I was about to experience something completely different from