My wife, for my birthday, generously gave me a subscription to Baseball Reference's Play Index. It's a neat database that has just about all play-by-play data for baseball games from 1957 to yesterday. You can search stat totals for seasons and careers back as far as when stats started being kept; that is to say, … Continue reading Baseball-y Goodness
I've wondered about the original meaning of this phrase. Latin, obviously, but what did it literally mean? Now I know.ad lib.abbrev. of AD LIBITUM advb. phr.B. adj. Extemporized, improvised, spontaneous, unrehearsed. orig. U.S. Also as n., something spoken or played extempore (chiefly U.S.).ad libitum, advb. phr.At one's pleasure; to the full extent of one's wishes, … Continue reading Wingin’ it.