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Famous patients: Mickey Mantle

In an earlier blog I described the differences between first, second and third class patients. I remembered that I had done a similar piece when Mickey Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), a famous baseball player, died. 604 more words

Chronic Conditions

Notes toward a Supreme Fiction: My Sport Could Beat up Your Sport

As this is the 500th blog generated by the Right Off the Bat project, in the spirit of collegial, international, and inter-sport collaboration, we thought we’d put our heads together (ouch) in doing some outside-the-box thinking . 404 more words

Baseball

The Mighty Pee Wee

He is nine years old – a wonderful boy, deeply sensitive, loving, and just slightly stubborn.  His smile is innocent and no pride dwells in his heart.   908 more words

Baseball

For Our Own Good

Mickey Mantle was a great baseball player, but he did not live up to his potential as an athlete or as a human being because of his excessive drinking. 128 more words

Christian Living

"Safe at Home!" (1962, B&W)


D: Walter Doniger (known for directing a lot of television)
William Frawley, Bryan Russell, Don Collier

This is a pleasant if somewhat boring film which is, in a way, quite peculiar. 752 more words

Reviews

On this Day 1962

The Indians trade Gold Glove first baseman Vic Power and left-handed pitcher Dick Stigman(image is of Stigman pitching to Maris with Mantle on deck 1961) 109 more words

Ball Parks

Opening Day: The Ultimate Startup

Walt Whitman:

“I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game.”

Opening Day 2014 arrived.

Finally.

It’s a new season.

Baseball’s back.

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Spring