Today in Baseball: Baseball Movies

Apparently, April 7 is a good day to launch baseball movies. Today, 45 years ago and 28 years ago, two of the best baseball movies were released. On this day, in 1976, the Bad News Bears was released. The movie is about a crappy little league team with Walter Matthau as as an alcoholic ex-baseball …

Baseball Related Songs: Green Onions by Booker T and the M.G.s

In today's episode of "Baseball Related Songs" we pay attention to "Green Onions" performed by Booker T and the M.G.s. This piece of music is actually an instrumental piece instead of a song. Green Onions is such a typical piece of music from the 1960s. Typcal for that era is the use of a Hammond …

Spring Training funnies

Yesterday, yankees.com came up with a clip in which Dellin Betances, Brian McCann, CC. Sabathia, Jacoby Ellsbury and Didi Gregorius played a part of the kids movie "The Sandlot", shot in 1993. Compare the Yankee version with the original version.  I hope that the Yankees' baseball skills are better than their acting skills. 😉  For …