Top-10 Postseason Finishes of My Baseball Lifetime!

As a build-up to MLB's Opening Day, I introduce my son to the top-10 Postseason Finishes of My Lifetime.

Five Best Songs About Baseball

I'm still missing baseball so I write about the five best songs about baseball, with a tribute to the late Kenny Rogers. Plus my COVID-19 anthem and more!

Kid Friendly?: Five Best Baseball Movies to Watch with Kids

Want to find out what baseball movies are age appropriate for your kids? Here are The Johnson Five's top-five favorite baseball movies for kids! What do you write about when we're in uncertain times? Do you hop on the bandwagon and write something virus related? I started to and then I realized why does anyone … Continue reading Kid Friendly?: Five Best Baseball Movies to Watch with Kids

Cover Letter for the Padres

After 30 years of watching the Padres lose, I decide I'm putting my name in the hat for the open club president position.

My Oh My Magical Mariner Moments!

With the Mariners in postseason contention for the first time in 13 years, I thought I would take a look back at My Oh My Magical Mariner Moments!

Baseball Preview 2012!

UPDATE: This post was finalized on Friday but I never posted it. Instead I had to practice for this - another lip sync victory this time in the 24th Annual Sultan Lip Sync. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IKJzOvATXQ I know, I know. I'm a bit behind but if you read my prior entry you know why I'm a little … Continue reading Baseball Preview 2012!

Blogging from the Sox Game – August 21, 2008

One of my favorite things to do for the Herald is to cover an Everett AquaSox game. The AquaSox are the Single-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. I'm the second string reporter for the Sox. Since our usual Sox reporter is unavailable (covering the Everett Silvertips, our Western Hockey League team that has turnedEverett into … Continue reading Blogging from the Sox Game – August 21, 2008

Gwynn Gets Inducted – July 28, 2007

A year ago Lis, Lukas and I were planning a road trip across country to watch one of my favorite athletes of all-time, Tony Gwynn, get inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. A year later, when we should be sitting or waiting in a crowded restaurant for dinner or driving back … Continue reading Gwynn Gets Inducted – July 28, 2007