The 2023 MLB regular season came down to the last day to finalize the division winners and Wild Card seeding. Let’s start with… Continue reading
On our way to Telluride for the film festival this year, Rita and I paused in Denver for two days so we could check off an item on our bucket list – a game at Coors Field.
Coors Field – Colorado Rockies: Coors Field is in the LoDo District (Lower Downtown) of Denver. The brick façade gives a good first impression, and the overall stadium deserves the high marks it gets in “best stadiums” lists. Continue reading
Over a long Labor Day Weekend, Rita and I saw 15 films at the Telluride Film Festival. As she says, it’s the sport of extreme sitting. A movie report will be in the next Hot Stove. Continue reading
Rita and I head to Denver on Sunday to take in a Rockies game at Coors Field. We then move on to Telluride for the annual film festival held on Labor Day Weekend. Yes, a movie report is in your Hot Stove future.
In the meantime, for your consideration… Continue reading
Just when I thought the Royals season was over, they pulled me back in. It’s been a tough year, but their recent 7-game winning streak produced some welcome excitement for Kansas City fans. Continue reading
In 2018, in Hot Stove #69, I wrote about Lorenzo Cain, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Jarod Dyson, players who had brought such joy to Royals fans. They had moved on and were wearing the laundry (uniforms) of opposing teams. Continue reading
The year 1948 was big for Harry Truman and Satchel Paige. What they did 75 years ago is well worth remembering. Continue reading
Over the past couple of months, I have encountered several Kansas City stories from a century ago. Baseball. Barbecue. Prohibition. Jazz. Crime. Pendergast. Harry Truman. I’ll start with the baseball. Continue reading
For many years, Rita and I have gone to New York over Memorial Day Weekend to binge on Broadway shows. An early treat to ourselves for our anniversary (June 6). Also the timing is between the Tony nominations and the Tony awards (held last night). Continue reading
Earlier this week, the Cardinals and Royals split two games at Busch Stadium. Neither team is having a stellar year. I’ll get into the details on that, but first, a remembrance of my friend Larry Ward. Continue reading