Subject:

Roy Hobbs

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Greatest Baseball Novels of All Time: A Modest Compendium

    The blurb by Richard Russo on the front cover of Joe Schuster's new book The Might Have Been declares it "surely destined to join the ranks of transcendent baseball novels." And it is. But what are those other transcendent baseball novels, you may ask? Here are a few, selected by Schuster himself an ... More >>

  • Film

    September 22, 2011
  • Calendar

    July 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Redbirds Rolled Over and Died This Weekend

    My father and I don't talk about baseball a whole lot, largely because we almost always end up in an argument. Most of his opinions tend to fall along the lines of your typical Kevin Slaten listener (or ex-listener now, I suppose), and while I may not be the sunniest, most optimistic guy, the cons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008

    Roy vs. the Rain: Rick Ankiel and the Elements

    They call him "The Natural." Or, if they don't, they should. Last night Roy Hobbs, er, Rick Ankiel showed everyone firsthand why he's such a special player. He made things happen with his bat, hitting a mammoth shot off of Colorado's Aaron Cook to answer Brad Hawpe's solo homer of just an inning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008

    Roy vs. the Rain: Rick Ankiel and the Elements

    They call him "The Natural." Or, if they don't, they should. Last night Roy Hobbs, er, Rick Ankiel showed everyone firsthand why he's such a special player. He made things happen with his bat, hitting a mammoth shot off of Colorado's Aaron Cook to answer Brad Hawpe's solo homer of just an inning ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    April 4, 2007

    The Big Valley

    Twin Peaks: The Second Season

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Being Darryl Strawberry

    Baseball's bad boy is now doing the Lord's work in O'Fallon, Missouri. How long will that last?

  • News

    July 14, 2004

    Stone Diaries

    After years of bitter silence, a Missouri baseball phenom talks about his legend

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