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razor's edge: lost hockey moustaches of toronto, from jack adams to lou lamoriello

“It was my agent who brought it up to me,” said Martin. “I don’t know the exact rules, but (GM Lou Lamoriello) wants guys to be clean shaved and have relatively short hair.

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Ted Turner Effect

I hate the New York Yankees. Like North Carolina and Duke fans hate each other. Like Chiefs fans despise Raiders aficionados. Like Wilt Chamberlain scorns Bill Russell. 1,332 more words

Hal Steinbrenner Has High Hopes for 2018

Hal Steinbrenner took over the reigns of the New York Yankees organization as it managing partner after the 2007 season, when after his father, George, stepped down from the day-to-day control of the team.   87 more words

Baseball Father

Oakland A's Team Picture 1981 Topps - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for December 23, 2017

I love the A’s uniforms of the 1970s and into the 1980s and yet I find this particular team picture card to be someone tragic, and I will explain why partially through an anecdote. 1,032 more words

Get Keiller!

I hated A Prairie Home Companion,  Garrison Keillor’s long running Minnesota Public Radio show.  The sound of his voice was like nails on a chalkboard to me.  221 more words


Yankees Fall In Line -- Hire Aaron Boone As Next Manager

There’s nothing worse than being ordinary.

Following others around, rather than thinking for yourself. You know, there used to be a time when the Yankees were trendsetters. 583 more words


Veterans in the Baseball Hall of Fame .....God Bless America!

Note:  This is a “Re-post” of my 11/11/14 Blog.

I’m currently on vacation in Central America but didn’t want to pass up an opportunity to salute our Veterans, and especially those Veterans who were named to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.   484 more words

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