Tag Archives: David Wright

Predicting the 2013 Baseball Season

The 2013 baseball season, which opens on April Fools’ Day, promises to make a fool of all prognosticators. Nothing new in this. How could one imagine the Fall Classic when spring has barely sprung? To make things even a little … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Over the Hump Day in Queens

Today is 70 years and 366 days since Joe DiMaggio’s mind-bending 56-game hitting streak began: with a meager (though RBI) single against the Chicago White Sox. Right Off the Bat celebrated the seventieth anniversary with a podcast a year ago. … Continue reading

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Right Off the Bat Book Featured at BookExpo America

Wednesday, May 25, noon, booth 3353, we are signing the first copies of Right Off the Bat for the book trade at BookExpo America. It promises to be a lively time. Our publisher, Paul Dry, will be on hand of … Continue reading

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“Why Leave a City that Has Six Professional Sports Teams and Also the Mets?”

I (Evander) cannot believe what I’m reading in the May 30, 2011, New Yorker. Mets owner Fred Wilpon, who is in hot water for his alleged “enabler” connection to the prison-serving (150-years sentence) Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff, says about Jose Reyes: … Continue reading

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