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Major League Baseball takes a hit

Major League Baseball ain’t what it used to be. The style of play of the game that “used to be” – its philosophy, practice, execution, strategy, tactics, daring, anticipated action, and excitement – have been replaced by a mundane game … Continue reading

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It happens every spring

People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you want I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.             Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963) Hall of Fame second baseman I love playing this … Continue reading

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No ifs, ands, or butts

What happened to my butt? When did it disappear? Where did it go? I mean, how can a butt just fade away without me even noticing? No ifs, ands, or butts The third time my sweat pants slipped down this … Continue reading

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The moment

You can go back to the place, but you cannot go back to the time.                         – Clement Seagrave The moment In one moment everything changed, and your life was not the same. A door closed, another door opened, and … Continue reading

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Touching The Wall

Touching The Wall Touching “The Wall” – the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. – proved to be one of the most profound and most agonizing experiences of my life. We did not go to Washington solely for that … Continue reading

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