Tag Archives: Baseball

Is Baseball Over?

Is baseball over, finished until next year’s Opening Day activities?  Did the sport cease as soon as the World Series winning team finished spraying themselves with champagne?  Not in Tim Kurkjian’s (see below)opinion.  While ball games won’t be played, Mister … Continue reading

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Last of the Whiz Kids

1950 was the first year I followed The Philadelphia Phillies, daily, in the morning and afternoon newspapers.  (Remember them?)  Baseball fans got their money’s worth that year.  The Phils won their 2ndpennant in 68 years. How did they do it? 14 … Continue reading

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Baseball Awards, 2018, Part 2

This is the second of 2 articles to discuss baseball’s annual awards.  The Cy Young winners and best managers will be done today.  The MVPs and Rookies of the year were done last time. Cy Young, AL:  A few pitchers … Continue reading

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Before Pitch Counts

In 2018, if a pitcher nears 100 pitches in a game, it’s almost certain he’s near the end of his workday. There were  some exceptions in 2017.  Corey Kluber and Ervin Santana had 5 complete games each.  (And 3 shutouts, … Continue reading

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The Name Game, #3

  We have played this game twice before.  This 3rdedition is an “Athletes Only”version.  The game, as before, is quick, simple, and enjoyable. If given a few clues, can you guess the names of two famous people?  Remember: the LAST name … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells A Story, #2

  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.  As this article’s name indicates, this is the second time I have posted a version of … Continue reading

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A Birthday Gift

When I was a kid, I was usually sick (eg, asthma, eczema, allergies).  When I had a good day, stickball occupied my –and my friends’ –time. But when it rained, we were forced inside our homes.  There were board (not “bored”) … Continue reading

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