With the All-Star game behind us it is on to the second half of the Major League Baseball season. It makes a good time to look back at my picks at the beginning of the season and see just where I am with my selections.
I moved to Quincy 34 years ago leaving behind my parents in Kansas City. Dad passed away in 1985 while I was on the air and Mom passed away 18 months ago and I was with her when she left us. I went back to Kansas City early Sunday morning for the first time since her passing and drove across US 36 to I-35 and arrived in K.C. some 3 and a half hours later. My mission was to stop by their grave sit
Today is the home opener of the St. Louis Cardinals and the schedule maker knew what he was doing by scheduling the Chicago Cubs as the opponent. If you live in this area you already know about the Cardinal-Cub rivalry that takes place every time these two teams meet.
Last year, Kansas City Royals outfielder Jeff Francoeur treated some Oakland A’s fans to dinner after giving them a $100 bill and an autographed baseball. The only catch? They had to spend the money on bacon dogs and beer.
Well, Francouer remembered the gesture and decided to top himself.