Writing Archive – A Manager’s Point of View

When I was a kid I played Strat-o-Matic baseball.  A lot.  I mean, pretty much daily.  For the uninitiated, the baseball version of this game started back in the 1960’s, but really took off about a decade later when “advanced” versions of the game were released.  Each ballplayer has a stat type card with player…

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…