What I’m Reading: “Molina” by Bengie Molina with Joan Ryan

“Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty” was published in 2015, but as 2020 draws to a close I can safely say it has been the best baseball book I have read this year. From the title, one can be forgiven for expecting the book to be about the threeContinue reading “What I’m Reading: “Molina” by Bengie Molina with Joan Ryan”

June 3, 2004: Molina gets two hits, throws out first baserunner in his debut game

A muscle strain that literally took Cardinals catcher Mike Matheny’s breath away opened the door for 21-year-old Yadier Molina to make his major league debut and – as the third member of the catching Molina brothers to reach the majors – make a little history as well. On June 2, 2004, Matheny was removed inContinue reading “June 3, 2004: Molina gets two hits, throws out first baserunner in his debut game”