Monthly Archives: October 2018

Phamily Day in the Fall League

Luke Williams, the baseball pride of Park Ridge, Illinois, was atop a Scottsdale Scorpions lineup yesterady afternoon that featured a record setting five Phillies prospects.  Starting along with Luke (in left) were Austin Listi in right, Darick Hall at first, … Continue reading

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The Baseball Pride of Park Ridge, Illinois

If you check out the Baseball Almanac, you’ll note that there has been only one baseball player in history who was born in Park Ridge, Illinois.  That distinction belongs to Peter Bourjos, who played for the Phillies in 2016 and … Continue reading

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Nice Weather, Nice Win

The weather in the Scottsdale area has been uncharacteristically wet during the first two weeks in October, setting a record with over 5 inches of rainfall.  “But we need it out here” is the refrain of the locals, while those … Continue reading

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Fall Mini-Sabbatical Underway

Way back in September, Dominic Verstegen listed the Top 8 ways you know it’s almost fall in Arizona.  But now that fall is officially here, its presence in Arizona is best marked by the Arizona Fall League.  We gave you a sneak … Continue reading

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Pour Out Your Heart Like Water

As I rounded Chicago Avenue and took a left turn onto Arnold Ave. late this afternoon I was taken aback by a large group of Yeshiva boys walking briskly down the block from the train station toward the beach.  I … Continue reading

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