Tag Archives: William Van Ornum

Group Psychotherapy for Cleveland

Nicholas Frankovich asks if Cleveland Indians fans require a big-couch session with a group psychotherapist. It’s a reasonable question. The 1954 Indians still hold the modern record for regular-season winning percentageā€”till the nonexistent Law of Averages caught up with them … Continue reading

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Right Off the Bat at One

This Thursday, July 12, Right Off the Bat celebrates its first birthday as a regular book as well as an e-book. We thank all our readers of the book: in either format as well as via this blog. But there … Continue reading

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Ruth and Gehrig Photo Sells for 33 Grand

The discovery of footage of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and the recent sale of a still photograph of the period for a fortune, call to mind the equally valuable photograph we have in Right Off the Bat of Dr. … Continue reading

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