The Die of Tomorrow, Today
a love poem to the greatest die you'll ever own (and never use)
In 1982 a Baltimore hobby store gave the world a bold new innovation in dice... One that hardly anyone would use. Let's sing the praises of the mighty d30! Read More...
Categories: Man's Amazing Inventions, Series 4, Sports & Leisure
a baseball superstar, an irate owner, and a clever workaround
In 1902 baseball player Nap Lajoie was prohibited by law from entering the state of Pennsylvania. How did this weird state of affairs come to p? Read More...
Categories: Series 4, Sports & Leisure
We've shared this on social media but not on the web site. Here it is... the first (and so far only) thing we've ever purchased off eBay. Read More...
Categories: Meta, Sports & Leisure
Rising to the Top
the Renfrew Creamery Kings catch Stanley Cup fever
In 1910, professional hockey was in chaos and a millionaire tried to buy his way to the Stanley Cup with a team of ringers. This is their story Read More...
Categories: Series 3, Sports & Leisure
Hurricane Coming Through
the astonishing career of Herbert Lee Washington, baseball's only designated runner
In 1974, Herbert Lee Washington was the world's fastest human... but could he turn raw speed into a professional baseball career? The astonishing story of baseball's "designated runner!" Read More...
Categories: Biography, Series 2, Sports & Leisure
The Ugliest Man in Baseball
big, rugged, and in his way, beautiful
He may have had the best worst nickname in baseball, but "Ugly" Johnny Dickshot was more than just a pretty face. He was also a character. Read More...
Categories: Biography, Series 1, Sports & Leisure