Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Billy Martin

Billy Martin was known as a fighter, he argued with then Yankee Owner George Steinbrenner, he fought with a marshmallow salesman and most famously he fought Reggie Jackson. Mostly Martin fought himself, and alcoholism. Despite the fighting there was no doubt that Billy Martin was one of the best managers of his time. He couldContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Billy Martin”

SmallThoughts: Old school Tuesday…George Brett and the pine tar game

The Yankees rivarly gets all the attention but in the mid 70’s to the mid 80’s The Yankees big rival wasn’t the Boston RedSox or even the Baltimore Orioles but it was the Kansas City Royals. The Royals were the top team out west. There was only two divisions in each league. The Eastern DivisionContinue reading “SmallThoughts: Old school Tuesday…George Brett and the pine tar game”