Book Review: Blue Monday

By Budd Bailey There’s no rule that saying a major-league sports team has to win eventually. Chances only come up so often, and if the team doesn’t capitalize on that…

Baseball: The Son Also Rises

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist We expect The Chosen Ones in athletics to show up every so often. Usually, though, it isn’t so symmetrical. On July 31, 1966,…

Extra innings, extra baserunner

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist Back in baseball’s offseason, minor league baseball announced a good-sized rule change. When a game went into extra innings, each team would begin…