Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Mickey Callaway


If the Mets make the post season, it will be in spite of Mickey Callaway’s game management. If the Mets don’t make the post season it will be because of Mickey Callaway’s game management. Unless the Met offense can win every game out 10-0 Mickey Callaway is going to have to make decisions in aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Mickey Callaway”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Yoenis Cespedes


This falls under the category of you can’t make this up. While addressing the state of Mickey Callaway’s job status, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen announced that Yoenis Cespedes fractured his right ankle in a fall on his ranch and no he didn’t fall off his horse. Cespedes was recovering from surgery on both heelsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Yoenis Cespedes”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets


What a week it has bee for the boys in Flushing, Queens. They come home on Monday after getting their clocks cleaned by the Miami Marlins (Awful) in a 3 game sweep, 5 games under 500 which sparked rumors of manager Mickey Callaway’s demise. General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen called a press conference to basicallyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…George Hendrick


George Hendrick was dubbed “Silent George” by the media for his failing to speak to the media. His play was often over looked yet he was a very important part of the St Louis Cardinals during his time there (1978-1984) He was a solid fielder who style made it look so easy that many inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…George Hendrick”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ed Kranepool


  Prior to my working on this post it was reported that Ed Kranepool who was suffering with a failed kidney, is now going to be receiving a kidney transplant. As reported by Steve Marcus of Newsday … Kranepool said the procedure is┬áscheduled for┬áMay 7 at Stony Brook University Hospital.┬áKali Chan, the hospital’s director ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ed Kranepool”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Ed Bolden


I came across this while on Twitter. Chuck D twitted about Black history and how it slowly fades as older generations die off then he gave an example and stated did you know that a black woman actually owned a Negro League team her name was Hilda Bolden. So as I started researching this IContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Ed Bolden”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Mike Trout


Back in the 90’s the catch phrase was “I wanna be like Mike ” well it must be nice to be Mike …Mike Trot that is …430┬á million reasons to be like Mike. The numbers are staggering and numbing. Just when you thought the numbers were high enough between Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, TroutContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Mike Trout”