- Dodgers fans in the LA area missed 3/4 of the team’s games last season due to some ridiculous Big Business posturing between owners and cable tv. On the Huffington Post yesterday, Strat-O-Fictionalizer Jeff Polman penned an appeal to the one man who really could end the standoff. Here is An Open, True Blue Letter to Vin Scully
- For the best example of draft league commissioner-ing you’ll find in this lifetime, look no further than the American Baseball League and Commissioner Scott Allen. The ABL publishes an annual yearbook that is second-to-none in the tabletop-sports world. If you enjoyed the old Bill James Historical Baseball Abstracts and have any interest in tabletop baseball simulations at all, you’ll love the ABL Yearbook. Yes, it’s specific to the ABL, but it’s full of interesting and well-written articles that will appeal to all fans of our corner of the board game world.
- I’ve linked to him lots of times before, but this guy is my hero, so expect more of the same: Official Major League Baseball Historian John Thorn has the best baseball history blog in the world: Our Game at MLB Blogs. If you’re interested at all in the origin of baseball, there is no better account than Thorn’s Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game
— Paul Dylan (@heyblue) February 14, 2015