OneForFive Top 5 Greatest Hits

In the 4+ years of this blog’s existence, there have been somewhere around 450 published posts. The 5 listed below have had more hits than any others:  Damocles of the Dodgers – probably my favorite post of all time, too. The reason it ranks so high is that NBC Sports linked to it on their site. It’s a word-for-word transcription of a story Vin Scully told on air during a Dodgers broadcast on April 15, 2013. I heard it while watching the game and immediately knew it had to be transcribed for posterity, and thousands of others seem to have … Continue reading

Thank You, Secret Santa!

I couldn’t have asked for a better gift from my Secret Santa! I received the 2015 English Pro League and the new International Football Legends sets for Soccer Blast. Can’t wait to play a few games with these cards! I’m thinking I’ll do a 2014-15 Arsenal replay with the EPL cards and I’ll somehow incorporate the Football Legends into my Universal Soccer Confederation league that I started a while back with the WFA (fictional) cards. Thanks, Secret Santa! I can’t wait to start seeing the other gifts that will be arriving in mailboxes around the country this month. To all … Continue reading

Secret Santa FAQs

QUESTION: Is there a limit to how much should be spent on gifts? ANSWER: No limit, but unless you have more money than you know what to do with, $20-25 is a good guideline. A number of people have already expressed concern about the cost. Money is a real concern for me, too. However, the inspiration for this gift exchange came when I was looking at some games on my shelf that I doubt I’ll ever play much, if at all, and it occurred to me that I should give a few of them away around Christmas time. It didn’t … Continue reading

2015 Secret Santa Signup – Tabletop Sports Edition

1st ANNUAL SECRET SANTA SIGNUP: TABLETOP SPORTS EDITION I’m devoting myself to the blog this winter with a time commitment I’ve never had the opportunity to make in the past, which is great news for you! What this means is that I can take on projects that have been brewing for a long, long time, but that were too ambitious for me to launch in the past. Yesterday I announced that I’ll be creating 2015 As-Played Scorebooks for all 30 Major League clubs. Also on the agenda will be finishing (finally, I know) the 4th issue of the Magazine. … Continue reading