That pesky little rectangle has been adjusted half a dozen times since umpires began calling strikes in the early 1860s, including 1950 and 1963. But the most significant change to modern fans came in 1969, when, after a soporific period of 2 1 scores and .238 batting averages, the zone was shrunk from top of shoulder, bottom of knee to armpit, top of knee. (The mound was also lowered from 15 to 10 inches, though pitchers and batters I’ve spoken to from that era claim that change’s effects have been blown out of proportion.) Following a generation long corrosion of the rectangle, with different umpires defining it however they saw fit, Sandy Alderson’s current attention to the strike zone is one of the best things to happen to the game in a decade..
The week of April 1 has items of possible interest to residents of district 2 at the Transportation Policy and Planning Board, the Urban Forestry Task Force, the Public Market Development Committee, a Neighborhood Meeting re Pasqual’s Application for a Change of Alcohol License for the 2019 Margarita Taco Fest , and a Pre Construction Public Meeting for E Johnson St. The city meeting agenda items are open for testimony from the public should you be interested in weighing in. I also appreciate hearing from you on any items on which you have a particular interest or concern so please send me an email or give me a call..
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In a recent interview with the LA Times, he calls Berkeley “a natural history museum of the 1960s. He adds: “It’s like looking at the panoramic displays of troglodytes sitting around the campfire with their clubs. It was a golden age for said kingdom, and the morsels of ostensibly real, white meat chicken were coated in the crispiest of deep fried, lightly spiced outer coating stuff.
In his first major interview since becoming president, Mr Biden told CBS news anchor, Norah O’Donnell, the country faced a challenge to reach herd immunity before the end of the summer. The US president said the rate of vaccination had to be accelerated to meet the target of 75 per cent of Americans getting the jab set by infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci. Mr Biden said his administration had been led to believe there was far more vaccine available than turned out.