Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.
It's not hard to grasp that wrestling deserved to be in the Olympic Games. But so do baseball and softball. It's time to cut the elitist sports and let the people play, Jim Caple writes.
If the International Olympic Committee can't get behind baseball, how about co-ed softball instead? Think of the potential sponsorship opportunities.
Forget about the Mendoza Line -- opponents batted less than .100 against the U.S. in women's softball.