The Thirty-Year Journey of a Major League Pitcher and Broadcaster

16 July 2012

Nellie's Record Broken by Verlander

Nellie gets a mention in this article about the hapless hitting abilities of Justin Verlander. Somewhere up in heaven, Nellie must be happy to know someone broke this particular record!

29 March 2012

"The Lost Boys of Summer"

Here is an eloquent and moving essay about the "lost boys of summer" by the SF Weekly's Matt Coker. He interviewed Doug Gladstone, author of the 2010 book,  A Bitter Cup of Coffee: How the MLB and the Players Association Threw 874 Retirees a Curve, about the many MLB players who did not receive pension benefits. Nellie was one of them, and he was happy and honored to get to know Doug in the last year of his life. 

The Thirty-Year Journey of a Major League Baseball Pitcher and Broadcaster