Mike Barnicle on David Price’s pitching debut with the Boston Red Sox

Following David Price’s pitching debut with the Boston Red Sox in a 6-2 win against the Cleveland Indians, Mike Barnicle makes light of Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski’s decision to contract the ace pitcher for $217 million. Watch Mike humorously recreate the decision, only on MSNBC’s Morning [...]

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Mike Barnicle on the controversial Major League Baseball player Pete Rose

On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, contributor Mike Barnicle shares his thoughts on the controversial Major League Baseball player Pete Rose, who was just inducted into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. "Pete Rose belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame,” states Mike. "Put on his plaque what happened and what he [...]

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Mike Barnicle on the newest additions to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Morning Joe’s Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle talk about the newest additions to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown — Ken Griffey Jr. (Seattle Mariners) and Mike Piazza's (New York Mets). Find out who else Barnicle believes should make the cut and who may never make it. Only [...]

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The 2015 Boston Red Sox Baseball Fan Infographic

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Moving Us Toward the Light

Courtesy of The New York Governor's Office "His ambition for himself wasn’t great enough (he should have run!), but his ambition for America was as noble as a politician’s could be." Extract taken from Mike Barnicle's "Mario Cuomo, Always Moving Us Toward the Light." [...]

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Bobby Valentine Talks Red Sox

Courtesy Sarah Glenn/Getty "He is semi-fluent in Japanese. He is a gourmet cook, a ballroom dancer, inventor of the wrap sandwich, a consumer of Malcolm Gladwell’s books as well as sheet after sheet of sabermetrics; he has been fired by George W. Bush, worn a disguise in a dugout, colored his hair [...]

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Mike Barnicle On One Of The Most Successful Collaborations In Baseball

"...characters out of a kind of baseball version of Upstairs-Downstairs the old PBS series about class and expectation. One is Ivy League. The other is Summer League. One grew up dreaming of baseball. The other played it, raised in a house with a father who made a living at it [...]

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Boston Fans Grow Accustomed To Success

Courtesy Wikimedia "...given the short national attention span, nobody cares what happened in the 20th century. Life and sports are about the moment." Extract taken from Mike Barnicle's "Boston getting used to idea of beating New York following so much heartbreak." [...]

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A good game, despite the location

Courtesy Wikipedia "...a funny thing happened. In between the marketing blitz, an actual baseball game took place." Extract from Mike Barnicle's "Good game, bad ballpark" [...]

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Mike Barnicle’s Thoughts on A-Rod | Morning Joe

Mike Barnicle discusses A-Rod's baseball career on MSNBC's Morning Joe. [...]

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