It must be Spring-time, since baseball has begun. Although it still seems like winter-time here in Kansas City! But tell that to the Royals. They beat the Braves last night in Atlanta 1-0 and are off to a respectable 8-6 start. Good enough for second place in the American League Central Division.
One of my all time 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