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I Think I’ve Found the Next Nolan ‘Ryan’

Last weekend, Ryan played in his second Little League game ever. And I couldn't be prouder. This is actually his first year playing Little League. He came to Allie and I asking to play, so how could we even think of saying no? Yes, we asked him a zillion times to be sure, informing him that it's a big committment with a lot of games and practices. As most 8 years olds would do, all he heard from us was probably, "Little League, blah blah blah blah blah games blah blah practices." Anyways, so far he's really enjoying it. He's one of the smaller kids on the team and a number of the ...


My Baseball-Loving 14-Year-Old Nephew Was on Fox 5 News Today!

Proud Uncle time. I've written about my 13-year-old nephew Matthew before. (Actually, he turns 14 tomorrow!). Matthew is a baseball trivia maniac. Know who won the 1947 World Series? How about the 1971 one? Honestly, I have no clue. Go Google it if you want. But Matthew, yeah he knows who won the World Series. Which one? All of them. He eats, breathes, and inhales baseball stats. Last year, he put all this knowledge to good use, he started a blog called Baseball With Matt. Now he regularly writes about some of the coolest baseball players you've never heard of, as well as tons you've rooted for over the years. Thanks to his ...