WWBCD?

You’ve spent the last twenty years of your life with one company, a high profile family-run business lead by a maniacal patriarch.  You started as a mere intern, working your way through the ranks to management, where you find success at a relatively young age.   But success doesn’t last forever.  As key members of…More

Clemens on “60 Minutes”

One of the oldest reporters on television interviewed one of the oldest players in the majors, and for all we know, both of them could be on steroids. Clemens continued his denial of steroid and HGH use on "60 Minutes"Sunday night, telling Mike Wallace repeatedly that it "didn't happen"as anger and frustration creased his face.…More

She turned me into a newt!

Congress has called Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, and Chuck Knoblauch to testify on steroids. Reportedly, after Clemens testifies, he will be thrown into the Potomic to see if he floats. Really, this is getting a bit silly. Pettitte has admitted wrong doing, your satisfaction may vary. Knoblauch can shed little light on the current game…More

What To Do With Darryl

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com. HardRock sports columnist Scott A. Ham examines how the return of Darryl Strawberry will effect the New York Yankees roster. Sometime before September 1st, the Yankees are expected to place Darryl Strawberry on their major league roster, just in time to qualify him for post-season…More

Stats, Stats, Stats…

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.   HardRock sports columnist Scott A. Ham takes a look at the most common statistics used in baseball and why they don’t tell the whole story.     About a week ago, Mark Smith, a fellow columnist here on HardRock Sports, wrote about a statistic…More

Are You Ready to Rumble?

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.   In light of the skirmish in Seattle, HardRock Sports columnist Scott A. Ham takes a look at the ethics of baseball and the sometimes harrowing results.     Friday night saw yet another Major League Base-brawl break out, this time between the New York…More

There’s No “I” in Leyritz

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.     HardRock Sports columnist Scott A. Ham takes a look at the return to New York of the man who would be King.   Newspapers.  We read them every day.  Some are tabloid, like the New York Post, and some smell of prestige like…More

Wild Weekend in the Bronx

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.   HardRock Sports columnist Scott A. Ham explains how the weekend series between the Yanks and Indians had a little bit of everything.   There was a lot of anticipation going into the weekend series between the Yankees and the Indians.  Yankee loyalists have stopped…More

The Normal and Not-so Normal of the Baseball Week

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.   The rarities didn’t stop with David Cone’s perfect game Sunday as HardRock Sports columnist Scott A. Ham looks at a great week in baseball     Any week that starts off with a perfect game is going to be a little coo-coo.  Even on…More

Perfection

This is an article that was originally published on HardRockSports.com.   HardRock Sports columnist Scott A. Ham looks at an incredible day in Yankee history and explains why David Cone truly is perfect.   When the New York Yankees marched into the playoffs via the wild card spot in 1995, they did so with a…More