The Cosmic Oneness of Mark Kotsay

Mark Kotsay is the Padres new hitting coach.  We love Mark Kotsay.


In fact, Kotsay is the epitome of what we love about baseball.  Watching him play you feel a connection with him that can only come from a game free of helmets, shoulder pads and face masks.

He’s just a dude.  But, importantly, especially during his  2001-2002 stint with the Padres, he was one of the most talented dudes.  Even more importantly, although he was excellent, you always felt that having fun, a few beers, and shooting the shit was slightly more important than working hard and being serious.  Read more