Peter Gammons: Moving on from the anticipated departure of John Farrell

Right after one of the network pregame shows Saturday, a current manager called. “I listened to Joe Girardi and John Farrell being bashed by talk show and ex-player guys,” he said, heatedly, “people who have never managed, don’t know about 30 second replay times, dealing with players and the media and they wonder why there […]

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 […]

Peter Gammons: Selig’s exit resulting in Commissioner mess

The successor to Bud Selig’s throne theoretically will be announced next Tuesday in Baltimore, but as we have learned, there is hardly unanimity among owners. A few owners, for different reasons, are not going along with Selig’s choice, Rob Manfred, and without Disney chairman Robert Iger, have backed Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner. At least […]