Bob Welch, who spent 17 years with the Dodgers and A's, died today at the age of 57. Welch was the last pitcher to win at least 25 games, going 27-6 in his 1990 Cy Young season.
Reggie's got a new memoir out, co-written by the most-talented Kevin Baker. Well, it is October, after all. Here's Roger Angell on Buck Tater:
They're not good dancers. (Click the image to start the party.) But that's not the point.
The Yankees and Dodgers are scheduled to play a two-game series in the Bronx starting tonight (if the weather permits). Nice job by SI.com's Jay Jaffe today recalling the 1978 World Series and Game 2's classic final out when Bob Welch whiffed Mr. October. Featured is the following take on "Casey at the Bat":