HOPES DASHED FOR $75 MILLION

HOPES DASHED FOR $75 MILLION

HOPES DASHED FOR $75 MILLION

Every major league multi-year baseball contract is bet on the future. Teams try to gauge past results, age and realistic projections to see if they can get a decent return on their investment. Sometimes it works out and other times it doesn’t. To the billionaire owner...
HOPES DASHED FOR $75 MILLION

BLOCKBUSTER

Blockbuster Video started with one store. In1985 Blockbuster’s one store was in Dallas, Texas. By 2000, the franchise had over 9,000 stores. In 2022  there was one store left. This is a common story of life. After a period of time businesses fail, singers stop making...
PROPHETS GET MARTYRED

PROPHETS GET MARTYRED

Most people believe that it was Jackie Robinson that broke the color barrier in baseball when he played a game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. That may be true, but he was not the first black man to play in the Majors Leagues. That story is an indictment of the...
Red Sox Regret

Red Sox Regret

Pablo Sandoval played six successful seasons for the San Francisco Giants. During the seven seasons, they won three World Series. In the Series of 2012, he hit three home runs in game 1 and was named the Most Valuable Player of the World Series. He was affectionately...
TIME WILL TELL

TIME WILL TELL

Sometimes people get recognized for accomplishments that become insignificant in time. We have all met people who can tell us how great they were at a sport when they were 10 years old and hit a home run in Little League. Those memories are for your parents but don’t...