Paul Heinz

Writer and Musician

Paul Heinz is a writer, musician and unqualified soccer coach with a penchant for delusions of grandeur. A two-time winner of the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition, his writings have appeared in Sucker Literary Magazine, baseballdigest.com, seamheads.com, Prairie Light Review and his own weekly blog. Paul performs as a keyboardist in the Greater Chicago Area, and he's also recorded many CDs of original songs, mostly in the rock/pop vein.

Twitter: @PaulHeinzLive

Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: The Ryan Braun Debacle

Ryan Braun in June 2013
Credit Marc Serota/Getty Images

Lake Effect essayist Paul Heinz reflects on the scandal involving the Brewers' Ryan Braun.

In 2004, after Paul Molitor was elected to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame, and as the Brewers were limping along to win about 67 games a season, a friend wrote to me, "The Brewers will never have more than two players in the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. Ever! That sucks!"

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