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Baseball Book Review: Wait Til Next Year

Last spring I read a great baseball book that I’d like to briefly review…

The name of the book is Wait Til Next Year: A Baseball Memoir… 515 more words



Sixty two years have passed since John Podres pitched the Brooklyn Dodgers to their lone title, a (2-0) victory on October 4, 1955.

The victory came at Yankee Stadium vs the vaunted Yankees, who had beaten Brooklyn in their first five World Series meetings, now tied as a baseball record for most consecutive post season entity victories (all were W.S. 89 more words

Jesus and Jackie - Raising the Bar

Church of the Servant, Wilmington, NC
Proper 19, Year A
Exodus 14:19-31; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35

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As promised last week, this week’s gospel presents a lesson about forgiveness. 1,732 more words


L'attivismo politico fra gli atleti professionisti - Jackie Robinson

Primo di una serie di articoli sull’attivismo politico degli atleti negli anni: per primo, ricordiamo Jackie Robinson, l’asso del baseball

Nell’ultimo anno sono stati pubblicati su queste pagine due articoli su… 1,731 more words

Colin Kaepernick

DODGERS IN BIG TROUBLE: Are They In The Biggest Collapse In Sports History?

Dodger manager Dave Roberts (#30) going over things in the midst of his team’s longest skid in thirty years. Photo courtesy of sportscanyon.com



The Thing About Sign Stealing

“I don’t suppose that it is strictly sportsmanlike, but baseball is a strenuous game, and there are times when a man may feel sorely tempted.” – Detroit Tigers Manager Bill Armour, 1906… 1,287 more words


Mount Rushmore: Los Angeles Dodgers

Bud Selig used to talk about “crown jewel” franchises. The Yankees, the Red Sox, the Cardinals, probably the Cubs and the Giants, maybe even the Braves. 1,908 more words

Mount Rushmore