The depths of Winter

It snowed in many places last night. It seems as if Winter is determined to assert itself one last time (I hope) before Spring rolls around. And pitchers and catchers are reporting to Spring Training next week. Nothing chases Winter away quite like that. This too shall pass, and the sooner, the better.

Pitchers and catchers reported today

It’s officially spring training, now that the pitchers and catchers have reported to the Cubs’ facilities in Arizona. Position players are coming in next week. Burt Hooton was a Cubs pitcher who seemed destined for greatness. He made his big league debut in 1971, without spending a single day in the minor leagues. No CubsContinue reading “Pitchers and catchers reported today”