For as long as I can remember, I have been the biggest Rickey Henderson fan I know. Albeit, I live in rural southern Illinois, so there has not been a lot of competition. Now, that is not a claim to … Continue reading Book Nook: Rickey, by Howard Bryant
They say kids can start forming memories at around the two-year mark, but explicit memories don’t start forming until around seven. Explicit memories are the ones that require conscious recall. Implicit are mostly unconscious, emotional recollections, not what we as adults (adult-ish) think of when we talk about memories. I find myself stumbling across this info while also reading a new biography by Howard Bryant on my childhood favorite baseball player, Rickey Henderson. So, with that in mind, I headed over to Baseball-Reference to see who were the best players by WAR I have actual explicit memories of watching, or…players … Continue reading Explicit Memories and Baseball WAR: Or, Why Rickey is My GOAT.