Climax, Minnesota, In Polk County on the North Dakota Border (not far from Cummings), was founded on August 18th, 1897 at a time when opportunity, poverty and the hope of having something of one’s own would drive adventurous people to such places. Popular legend says the town was named for a brand of chewing tobacco, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'baseball'
November 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 51 Comments
June 3rd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 12 Comments
CBS attempted to one up ABC’s smash hit television special “James Earl Jones Recites Things” with their own special, “Jackie Robinson Recites Things.” Originally broadcast as a four hour mini-series and split up over the course of two nights, the show drew mostly dismal ratings, and many felt that Robinson’s performance was not up [...]
April 7th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 10 Comments
Was hoping that a resident of Lake Elsinore could advise him on a starting point in his search for a home there. Trevor Hoffman says that he knows he hasn’t been officially sent down to the minors yet, but based on the way last season ended and with two losses under his belt after [...]
April 2nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 20 Comments
The San Diego Union Tribune is an empty shell of a newspaper, comprised mainly of content culled from wire networks and/or pieced together from discarded fortune cookies. Both my high school paper, TJ Today and my college paper, the Cavalier Daily, routinely contained more original content than any given issue of the UT. So [...]
March 31st, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 21 Comments
That as of 1:05 this afternoon, the Kansas City Royals have been eliminated from the pennant race. Just wait ’til next year! Happy opening day everyone!