Category: Human Interest

Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch

This article first appeared in the IBWAA Here’s The Pitch newsletter on April 11, 2024 I have written many times in this space about my family connection to baseball. My grandfather, the stalwart Max, lived in Boston and was a Royal Rooter. My father, Saul, grew up in Beantown, sneaking into Fenway (but no hot…

By Dan Freedman April 12, 2024 0

When Is It Time to Panic?

When Is It Time to Panic?

*This article first appeared in the January 11th edition of the IBWAA “Here’s the Pitch” Newsletter; and prior to the Cubs finalizing their deal with Shota Imanaga and acquiring Michael Busch and Yency Almonte from the Dodgers. When the calendar turned to 2024, the hot stove began to cool. We are just a month away…

By Dan Freedman January 13, 2024 0

The Joy of Joe

The Joy of Joe

Next month marks the nine-year anniversary of my writing about baseball. It started innocently enough. At a work lunch following an incredible Wild Card game, I gave my colleagues a spirited recap. One co-worker said that someone who has so much passion and excitement for the game needs to write about it. Nearly 300 articles…

By Dan Freedman September 22, 2023 0