Ben Chapman is the only baseball player mentioned by name in a book by famed Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov. One of the things that Twitter ensures is that no one can say anything stupid anymore… Read More »Baseball’s Most Reviled Racist: Ben Chapman
What day produced the most major league ballplayers? Many people know that on May 27, 1968, two future Hall of Fame first basemen were born. That day, the world welcomed little Jeffrey Robert Bagwell and… Read More »Which date produced the most future baseball players?
The first thing you notice when you come to Oklahoma City is the dirt. It’s red beneath your feet. Red like iron. Red like the state politics. Where did all that iron come from? Why is… Read More »The Supersonic and Not-So Supersonic History of Oklahoma City
Unless you’re an advertising nerd you may have never heard of Leo Burnett. But you’ve heard his message countless times via one of his many successful advertising campaigns. “Sorry, Charlie.” “Fly the friendly skies.” “THEYYYYY’RE… Read More »Lessons from the Career of Leo Burnett