Writing Archive – Saga of a Deranged Insomniac

I was a journalism junkie growing up and a member of my high school newspaper (The Viking Voice in Mount Horeb). A few years ago I located all the issues our journalism class created during my Junior and Senior year. I then typed up the articles I wrote for the Voice, of course not knowing what I would…

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…