The awkward but necessary financial support post

First and foremost, thank you for visiting RIP Baseball. I've been visiting cemeteries for baseball-related gravesites for about four years, and been writing about them and recently deceased ballplayers on this blog for a year and a half now. In the beginning I had no idea if there was any kind of an audience for … Continue reading The awkward but necessary financial support post

RIP Baseball mentioned in Star-Tribune

Minneapolis Star-Tribune history columnist Curt Brown has written a really nice article about the life of Elmer Foster, the 19th-Century baseball player/actor/hell-raiser. He references this blog and includes a quote from me in his story, which marks the first time I've ever been mentioned in a newspaper since the time I got a scholarship in … Continue reading RIP Baseball mentioned in Star-Tribune

RIP Baseball featured on Rounders podcast!

If you like baseball podcasts, you should be listening to Rounders: A History of Baseball in America. Very interesting, well-researched topics -- and I'm not just saying it because I'm interviewed in the most recent episode! Check out the podcast now, available on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play, to learn about my baseball background, the … Continue reading RIP Baseball featured on Rounders podcast!