Last night, my hometown baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, won the World Series for the first time since 1988. I can still remember the 1988 World Series, which featured Kirk Gibson’s famous walk-off home run in Game 1 (my dad and I started off watching the game at our local Shakey’s pizzeria, and finished … Continue reading What The World Series Can Teach Us About Covid-19
One of my more quixotic quests is my ongoing habit of blogging about what the startup world can learn from the sports world. As I’ve noted before, the founders of Silicon Valley seem to take a perverse delight in their ignorance of sports, which they probably view as the purview of the jocks who gave … Continue reading Are you getting good “At Bats”?
With the 2010 World Series about to begin, a lot of attention has been focused on Texas Rangers pitcher Cliff Lee, who has been historically dominant in the playoffs over the past two years. Only two pitchers in history, the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Giants’ Christy Mathewson (both Hall of Famers who are considered … Continue reading What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Baseball