Milwaukee Brewers History: July 9-18, 1982

This weekend the Milwaukee Brewers honored the 1982 World Series team with special promotions and ceremonies.  I’ve done my fair share of reminiscing of that team over the weekend, and it got me thinking…what exactly were the Brewers up to on these dates in 1982? Setting the Scene I vaguely remembered some of the details…

The Curious Case of Clyde Wright

Clyde “Skeeter” Wright had his name etched in the Milwaukee Brewers record books in 1974, although not for what anyone would have expected after he was acquired.  Wright became the only Brewers pitcher to lose 20 games in a single season after he posted a 9-20 record. It has often been argued that to achieve…

Writing Archive – Senior Class Question and Answer

I recently unearthed a high school retrospective book that I never completed.  It involved putting in pictures and lots of journal entries.  Even though I loved writing in school, this format wasn’t really my thing.  One part I did complete – albeit smart-assedly – was a Q&A section.  I thought now would be a good…

My Little League Career

Kids everywhere are rejoicing because summer vacation is on the horizon.  Some youngsters are getting ready to play some form of Little League baseball, just like I did…a few short years ago (ha!).  Lately I’ve been reminiscing about my Little League career, so I decided I might actually be able to fill a blog post…