How They Got the Nickname: Moose
April 30th, 2012 by slangon

(I just found out today that Moose Skowron passed away last Friday. By coincidence I had been planning this post for about a week or two. What better way to pay tribute to a great old ball player than to share how he got his nickname.) One of my favorite things about the history of […]

Home Office Archeology
February 1st, 2010 by slangon

As I was cleaning up my desk over the weekend, I unearthed a small pile of custom cards that I had sent out to get signed at some point or other and consequently had returned, unsigned. My small pile of failures. It occurred to me that I’ve more or less fallen into this habit of […]