Archive for October, 2009

Coach McGwire

Posted: 27th October 2009 by Graham Womack in MLB

Yesterday came the news that Mark McGwire will be joining the St. Louis Cardinals as their new hitting coach.  Much of the news centered around ongoing – and very probable – speculation that McGwire used performance enhancing drugs during his career.  But hey, as Big Mac would say to Congress, I’m not here to talk […]

Thoughts on the playoffs

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Graham Womack in MLB

Ah, the playoffs.  Baseball’s annual fall rite of passage. Typically, the postseason is something to look forward to.  This year’s been a little different, though. Usually, there’s a team or two I like gunning for the World Series, but the offerings have been a little slim this fall.  Trying to choose a team to root […]

Back from the Bermuda Triangle

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Graham Womack in Uncategorized

Late, great sportswriter Jim Murray once wrote after an extended absence: I feel I owe my friends an explanation as to where I’ve been all these weeks. Believe me, I would rather have been in a press box. In Murray’s case, he had been temporarily out of work because he had had to have one […]