Peter Gammons: The Matisse Chapel, Fenway, Houston, and creating what’s right

On a hill in the town of Vence in the South of France sits a building that during World War II was a small garage, rebuilt into the Matisse Chapel over a four year period, finished in 1951. Inside, it’s stark, simple, stunning beauty takes one to a feeling of a frozen motion, one that […]

Presidents Day: A First Pitch Tribute

Happy Presidents Day everyone!!! The President of the United States and Major League Baseball have had a long standing relationship that goes back more than a century. On Opening Day in 1910, President William H. Taft threw out the first pitch of a Washington Senators and Philadelphia Athletics game. Since then, sixteen Presidents have thrown out the ceremonial […]

MLB Video Highlights: Kemp’s walk-off single, President Bush visits Jeter in Texas

Matt Kemp’s walk-off single in the 10th Jim Adduci makes an incredible leaping catch in foul territory before crashing into the wall President George W. Bush surprises Derek Jeter in Texas Manny Machado fields a ground ball at third, then fires to first from foul territory for the out Justin Masterson on joining the Cardinals […]

The great Eric Nadel heads to the Hall of Fame

I love listening to baseball on radio, which means I love listening to Eric Nadel of the Texas Rangers, who has worked with the team since 1979. Today, Nadel was named the winner of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting excellence and will be honored on July 26 in Cooperstown, […]