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…

MLB commish and MVP3 update on 2020 for opening day

Two of sport’s most important peeps, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred (still looking for a moniker related to the Manfred Mann Earth Band) and MVP forever Mike Trout both popped up on the web today. So here you go… click the photos below to link to the MLB video page.   And by the way, MLB…