All Blood Runs Red

The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard – Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy Written by: Phil Keith, Tom ClavinNarrated by: James ShippyRating: 1 – Everyone should know this story and this hero Incredible Story of Daring and Might I’m genuinely suprised and disgusted that Eugene Ballard’s name isn’t celebrated in the pantheon of black history heroes. IContinue reading “All Blood Runs Red”


The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League Written by: Martha AckmanNarrated by: April MatthisRating: 1 – Everyone should know this story and this woman’s tenacity An Inimitable Perspective of Professional Baseball Being a big baseball fan, I was surprised I had never heard of ToniContinue reading “Curveball”

Two Ty Cobb Books, One Review of a Maligned Legacy

Originally published on July 16, 2016 on a previous WordPress account. After recently learning of a spectacular baseball card findĀ of Ty Cobb baseball cards, I decided I wanted to learn a bit more about this tarnished-legacy baseball player from the ‘dead ball’ era. Since I didn’t want to rely on one source, I chose twoContinue reading “Two Ty Cobb Books, One Review of a Maligned Legacy”