Monthly Archives: July 2013

Alcides Escobar—That’s a Cool Name

  Just prior to the All-Star break I had the chance to check out Alices Escobar playing shortstop for the Kansas City Royals.  It’s nice to know that $12.00 can still get you into a weeknight game at the big … Continue reading

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The Swingin’ Izturis Brothers, or, the Case of the Venezuelan Twins

Every politically incorrect jokester knows what Irish twins are: siblings born 9 months apart to the red-headed Sons of Erin in honor of His Holy Father the Pope and ¾ of a year of abstaining from the sinful indulgence of … Continue reading

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