Tag Archives: baseball

The Charm of a Foul Ball

By Dave Bruning The unabashed joy and giddiness of a child is a wonder to behold.  Too often we lose sight of this as adults, or even worse, fail to ever experience it again.  I am blessed and fortunate to have those moments on a daily basis with my daughter.  The great game of baseball… read more

Here Come the Chicago Cubs

By Dave Bruning You’ll have to forgive the unabashed giddiness of Chicago Cubs’ fans.  Christmas has come early for a beleaguered fan base famous for their “Wait til next year!” motto.  #1 prospect Kris Bryant has been promoted to the major leagues.  The Cubs are for real and baseball better get used to it. The… read more

An Open Letter from Pete Rose

By Dave Bruning Pete Rose is the all-time leading hitter in baseball.  He was banished from baseball in 1989 for gambling.  I whole heartedly agreed with the ban.  Gambling and baseball have been taboo going back to the 1919 Black Sox scandal in the World Series. I believe the time has come welcome Rose back… read more

A Comfortable Friendship

By Dave Bruning A comfortable baseball hat is a hidden pleasure that is difficult to describe.  The creation of that hat requires skill and patience.  The comfortable fit of a hat is like finding the perfect pillow or pair of shoes.  This hat junkie got a taste of where that process begins with a tour… read more

Flat-out Lies and Flat Beer in Milwaukee

By Dave Bruning Ryan Braun is a fraud.  He is a flat-out liar and nobody is buying the flat beer he is trying to sell.  His reward for his efforts:  an extended summer vacation and $114 million dollars.  I feel like puking. Braun has been suspended for the rest of the 2013 MLB season for… read more