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Willie Aikens

Funny to see him described as a “baseball legend,” but I guess it’s all relative. Aikens will put in an appearance at Williams College on Dec. 5 to discuss his life and new book, Willie Mays Aikens: Safe at Home. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are […]

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This spring, Triumph released memoirs/bios about Oil Can Boyd and Willie Mays Aikens. All props to these guys for being members of the select fraternity of those who made it to the Majors. But they really “deserve” books about them? Boyd was 78-77 over a 10-year career while Aikens  played eight seasons (done by 31) […]

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Sorry, but that seems to be a big part of the memoir industry these days. It’s all “I was a victim of _____ abuse” or “I came from dysfunctional family” or some other situation that I would say a good portion of the non-celebrity population has to deal with. Only we don’t have the benefit […]

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