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The Greatest Ballpark Ever - Ebbets Field and the Brooklyn Dodgers

As they say, good things happen in three, so lets check out a third stadium book this week.  Some stadiums both past and presents are icons within baseball.   459 more words


April 11, 1964

(from the upcoming publication, Small Stories of a Small Town)

It was a surprisingly hot day in this little Illinois city. He told the driver to stop the car before the bridge. 1,720 more words

Jackie and Campy - A look inside the fractured relationship

In life sometimes you find people, that no matter the circumstances, just don’t click.  It could be differences in personality, belief differences, values or a host of other reasons.  537 more words


UPDATE: Are Americans Losing Sympathy for Racial Politics?

Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

And for our female viewers this is not just a story about true grit but a love story with his lovely wife Rachael whom I’ve had the pleasure to meet twice while playing at the Los Angeles Dodgers Fantasy Camp, Vero Beach, Florida. 917 more words


From eyes that saw all, Roger Kahn makes the Hall of Fame case for Gil Hodges

By Cary Osborne

Sixteen men — some baseball Hall of Famers, others baseball executives and others baseball historians — will meet this weekend in San Diego at baseball’s Winter Meetings and vote to determine if any of… 1,221 more words


A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.~  Jackie Robinson

The Minnie Minoso Effect

So much was made – and rightly so this past season about the impact of young, exciting players from Cuba.

Today, on his birthday – we celebrate the man who opened the door for players like Yasil Puig and Jose Abreu – Minnie Minoso. 333 more words

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