Lunch Bell: April 19, 2020

The Lunch Bell rings on a Sunday afternoon with the latest MLB and Philadelphia Phillies happenings.

My 2019 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

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My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

This past year marked a major change in direction as far as my baseball writing was concerned. For the previous three years, I wrote almost exclusively on the national pastime. As the Fall of 2017 arrived, I decided to return to writing across the broader spectrum of politics, religion, entertainment, and social issues. Baseball is … Continue reading My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

Colorado Rockies All-Time 25-Man Roster

The Colorado Rockies were born when the city of Denver was granted an expansion franchise by Major League Baseball in 1991. The club then began play in the National League West Division in the 1993 season.Over the ensuing quarter century the franchise has not experienced very much on-field success. They have yet to capture a … Continue reading Colorado Rockies All-Time 25-Man Roster