Tag Archives: Bill White

The Next Commissioner of Baseball

Bud Selig, a most mediocre commissioner—doubling for a spell as an owner—of Major League Baseball (MLB), will step down in early 2015. By meting out a devastating if circumscribed series of suspensions for PED use, especially to Alex Rodriguez (August … Continue reading


Posted in Baseball, Right Off the Bat Website | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

William DeKova White Take Two

Uppity, Bill White’s memoir of his times as a player, the first full-time-team black broadcaster in Major League Baseball, and the first black league president is a fast read (in the best sense) and overall a good one. The stories … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

William DeKova White

I (Evander) can hardly wait to read Uppity by Bill White. Easy prediction: Baseball fans will love it. White played for three teams, all National League: the Giants (both in New York and San Francisco, which undoubtedly has something to … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Yankees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments