Month: October 2016

SWEET SOUNDS

SWEET SOUNDS A baby’s coo into her mother’s ear.  Waves crashing on a pristine beach.  Whitney Houston owning the National Anthem.  Children’s laughter.  The question is, what is the most sweetest sound in the world? I cannot say, with any certainty, the “sweetest”, but what I heard bellowing from a 102-year old ballpark on Saturday…

By Dan Freedman October 24, 2016 0

THE CALL THAT COULD HAVE BEEN

THE CALL THAT COULD HAVE BEEN *Editors Note: The words you will read below are what you might have heard when we came back from commercial Thursday night, starting as  Clayton Kershaw finished up his warm-up pitches. As best you can, read this in Vin Scully’s voice, in Vin Scully’s cadence. “When Kershaw takes the hill, you…

By Dan Freedman October 16, 2016 1

GAME 5

GAME 5 There is truly no reason to add to the multiple canons that have been or will be written about last night’s Dodgers-Nationals game. That said, and while it is still quite early, after reading and listening to a ton of commentary, I have yet to hear anything about the following three points, which…

By Dan Freedman October 14, 2016 0

BROADCAST BLUES (Playoff Edition)

BROADCAST BLUES (Playoff Edition) A few months ago I wrote how I felt that baseball broadcasters (save for Vin Scully) were hurting the game. They were making it considerably less enjoyable for fans to experience the experience while watching on television or listening on radio. I was brought back to that sentiment – in the…

By Dan Freedman October 12, 2016 0

TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS

TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS Anyone who knows me, knows that I have an undying love of the Boston Red Sox.  (Not for nothing, being a Red Sox fan can better be described as a “close to dying” love.)  Anyone who reads me, knows with absolute certainty of my love of the game of baseball.  So, as we…

By Dan Freedman October 5, 2016 0