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Fond (and scary) memories of Kansas City' 1985 championship parade

Kansas City’s ready to celebrate. Wish I could be there again, but without the fires this time.

No, Kansas City doesn’t riot to celebrate championships. It just doesn’t know how to do a parade. 781 more words

Kansas City Royals

1990 Candidates

Brain drain is the result of highly intelligent people leaving a country or a company for better prospects elsewhere. Major League Baseball experienced a bit of a brain drain 35-40 years ago when three Hall of Fame managers, Earl Weaver, Dick Williams, and Whitey Herzog retired. 211 more words


7/4/83: Pine Tar Incident

Today is the 32nd anniversary of the Pine Tar Incident, a legendary controversy involving George Brett on July 23, 1983. I don’t need to repeat what happened – anyone who reads my posts already knows the story. 75 more words

Recollections Of My Baseball Career

The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy

I received a republication copy of this book (July 21, 2015) through NetGalley with the understanding that I would publish are review on my blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google + pages along with NetGalley, Amazon and Goodreads. 160 more words

New York Yankees

The Howser Legacy

Jana Howser has gone through things her in life that I can associate with on a very clear level having lost my beloved father in October 2013, and now my mother this past November 2014. 803 more words

College Baseball

Game Two was worth the wait for my sons and me

Sometimes the anticipation of a wonderful event results in a letdown when it actually happens. Not Wednesday night. My three sons and I experienced a return to Kauffman Stadium that we will always cherish. 1,606 more words

Kansas City Royals

Royals Run Recalls Memories of Rooting Against the Dreaded New York Yankees


Their center fielder introduced me to the beauty of an inside-the-park home run. Their submarine closer seemed to scrape his knuckles on the mound with every pitch. 818 more words