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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

Decades of Royals (Kauffman) Stadium memories

The only place I’ve ever attended a post-season baseball game has been Royals Stadium. Tonight I’ll attend my fourth, scattered over 37 years, with a 29-year gap. 4,861 more words

Yankees History

Memories of Dick Howser

By Ed Odeven
TOKYO (Oct. 13, 2014) — I don’t have incredibly vivid memories of the mid-1980s Kansas City Royals, but knowing that the late Dick Howser, their skipper at the time, had been a former New York Yankees player, coach and manager made him a pretty cool guy, I thought, even though I was a fiery supporter of the rival Yankees — following every game, whenever possible. 273 more words