It must be Spring. Because Major League Baseball has arrived!
Last night the season began with one of baseball’s oldest rivalries– the St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs at the historic and recently renovated Wrigley Field. The Cardinals won 3-0.
Today there will be 14 more openers. Including our American League Champion, Kansas City Royals!
One of my favorite baseball stories involves famed St. Louis Cardinal pitcher, Dizzy Dean, a member of the so-called “gas-house gang.” In 1934 Dizzy had a 30-7 record. He led the league in strike-outs. Led the league in shutouts. And won two games in the World Series, including the deciding seventh game to beat the Detroit Tigers. He was named MVP in 1934. Continue reading