Larry Granillo


Larry Granillo grew up in central California before moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has been writing Wezen Ball since 2008 and has dealt with such touchy topics as Charlie Brown's baseball stats and Ferris Bueller's day off. In 2010, he got the bright idea to time every home run trot in baseball; he has been lost ever since.


Cheer up, baseball "purists!"


PEDs. Sky-high contracts. Robot umpires. Can anyone find solace in baseball in this day and age?

A baseball-card hero and the Hall of Fame


He was one of the first poster boys for the baseball-card boom of the late-1980s/early-1990s. Now he's a Hall of Famer. We're getting old.

Now that's how you market a ballclub!

In an inspired move celebrating their sixty years in Baltimore, the Orioles did a very cool thing today. The O's have made available on their website digital copies of all sixty years of the club's...

Will Mike Mussina get kicked off the HOF ballot?


Picking a good voting procedure is hard. Just ask Tom Glavine. Or Mike Mussina.

Is the Trop the best place to hide against zombies

The good folks over at Reddit Baseball ask an interesting question today: Which MLB stadium would make the best Zombie fortress? User hideisalive, who asks the question, suggests Great American...

Let's pretend the A-Rod contract never happened


Who would have held the title of highest paid player in baseball if Alex Rodriguez never existed?

A velvet painting of Jesus Christ at Fenway Park

This painting actually exists somewhere.

Yu Darvish is just as intimidating in statue form

At 11:11 A.M. on November 11, the Space 11 Darvish Museum in Kobe, Japan, opened in honor of celebrated son Yu Darvish. From The Japan Times: Darvish frequented a sports club in Kobe in his...

"Is he a first-ballot Hall of Famer?"


And why are asking that question in the first place?

Commissioner Bud's slippery slopes ...


Remember when Commissioner Selig said video review wouldn't be expanded under HIS watch? Yeah, sure. Just another slippery slope we've slud down.

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