Posts in category "History"

A to Z Challenge: Y is for Yak!

A to Z Challenge: Y is for Yak!
I could have gone with Yoan for this one, Yoan Moncada being the best prospect in the White Sox organization and the biggest get in the Chris Sale trade. That’s some low hanging fruit for sure. Instead, I’m going to do a little self-promotion about a new project that I’m really excited about. A couple... Read more »

A to Z Challenge: N is for No-No

A to Z Challenge: N is for No-No
This challenge has been a lot of fun so far. Perhaps a little more self-induced stress than I should give it, but alas ’tis my nature. What has been a great deal of fun is taking a look at some of my favorite White Sox players from yesterday. Considering that I missed on “B” and... Read more »

A to Z Challenge: F is for Fly

A to Z Challenge: F is for Fly
I was going to go with Funk, sort of the reason I started this challenge in the first place, but I really like Fly for this one because I’m in a historical/social theory kind of mood. So, F is for Fly as in Fly the Arrow. You may not be on Twitter or follow the... Read more »
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My Moment of Genius

My Moment of Genius
I can’t point to a lot of truly inspirational moments in my life.  Those times where a true epiphany occurred, that thunderbolt of inspiration, making all before it insignificant and all after it the groundbreaking path.  Sure, there was times when I had good ideas.  I’ve pursued some of those, let others fall to the... Read more »

Sexism in the Sports Media Sandbox

Sexism in the Sports Media Sandbox
I was all set to write about how boring the off season has been for the Chicago baseball scene, especially the White Sox then the whole crazy radio guy thing happened.  Somehow some guy in Miami complaining about being bullied is the fault of women in sports media and sports culture, meaning fandom and such... Read more »

A Century of White Sox Fashion, 1964-1970

Now we are entering upon the years that ultimately brought this series of blogs into being.  Let’s face it; The Chicago White Sox and their crazy get-ups are one of the most famous aspects of the team’s history.  Everyone who follows baseball knows that the White Sox had uniforms featuring shorts (though they only wore... Read more »
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The Historical Case for Hypocrisy and Football

The Historical Case for Hypocrisy and Football
It isn’t Dan Bernstein’s fault that I don’t follow football much anymore.  My declining interest in the most popular sport in the United States has been going on for some time, probably for the last ten years.  I’ve talked about that at various points around the blogs and at some point I think one humungous... Read more »