"It's for the love of the game that we all play," Larry Joe Miggins told me this past Cinco de Mayo.
We were at a Pony League field out in Katy, where Miggins had just spent four or five hours under a sweltering sun playing first base for the Houston Babies, the Bayou City's 1860s-style baseball t ... More >>
For most local sports fans, baseball history begins with the Astrodome. Mention the old exploding scoreboard, beer-hawkers and their cries of "Coldest foam in the dome!" and Jose Cruuuuuuuuuuz and you're sure to bring a tear of nostalgia to many a forty- and fiftysomething.
And there are those crot ... More >>