Tag Archives: Baseball

Spring’s Unwelcome Guest

I love Spring. It is my favorite season. Plus, it always arrives after a bleak Winter of grey days and the ever present possibility of snow combined with its evil relative, Black Ice. Spring, for me, begins when pitchers and … Continue reading

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RIVALS

The idea for this article came from a column in TIME Magazine (3/13/17). A story centered around Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange portraying Bette Davis and Joan Crawford for a television production. The interaction of the two older women had … Continue reading

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Baseball Stars (age 25 and under)

Mike Trout 2017’s baseball season will be played without David Ortiz (who knew when and how to leave the sport: with his star still shining bright), and David Ross (ditto; a home run in his last bat while winning a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

My brother (Rick) and I grew up in Philadelphia. Winters could be an endless series of sunless days. The amount of snow varied from year to year. One day, late in the last century, we got 31” of snow –a … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells A Story

  Rod Stewart’s Album This is a game: simple, quick, easy –if you like movies. Two or three times I’ve seen a game like this on the internet. The rules are: you will see 6 pictures from 6 films. Can … Continue reading

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New Hall of Famers

  Recognize anyone in this lineup? ***  It’s that time of year again. No, you did not forget your significant other’s birthday. It’s more important than that. 400+ baseball writers choose ball players to enter Baseball’s Hall of Fame. It … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of Times

Good-bye Charles Dickens wrote “A Tale of Two Cities” in 1859. His book began with these famous words: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” As I thought back on the events of 2016, I … Continue reading

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