Aaron defined greatness to this lifelong Braves fan

(Updated with clarifications to my hazy memories of the Brewers game in 1975, and adding my brush with history in 1973) Great. One of the most overused words in all of sports. Long ago I developed the opinion, my personal sensibility, that to say a player, for example, is “great” is to say they had…

Tuning in to summer PBP fun with the Colt 45s

It’s been a transition year-plus for yours truly (and you and yours, truly), so I haven’t shared or been active as “The Sports Guy” in a while. That doesn’t mean I’m not gearing up to crank it up post-COVID, and one (long) example is my “best of” reel for calling Redding Colt 45s baseball. There…

Warriors player leads peaceful Bay Area demonstration

From the Golden State Warriors comes some very cool video of the community coming together to march against brutality. Several members of the Warriors participated in the peaceful event in Oakland, organized by Warriors player Juan Toscano-Anderson and several of his friends. Five Warriors players, some with their families – Stephen Curry, Damion Lee, Kevon Looney,…