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Congratulations to Grace Bradley on Making All-State

This is a quick one today. Earlier this week I received a very happy text from my student Grace Bradley’s dad Greg. The text told me they just found out Grace was voted to the Class 3A All-State third team by the… 340 more words

General Thoughts

June 13, 1957 - Red Sox Immortal Ted Williams Blasts 3 More

On June 13, 1957, at age 39 and three years from retirement, Boston Red Sox’s temperamental virtuoso left fielder Ted Williams set an AL record by… 126 more words

1957

Yankees Vs Mets: Hello Jacob DeGrom! Wanna Yankee??

Yankees Vs Mets: Hello Jacob DeGrom!

                Jacob DeGrom is 4-0 while the Mets are 27-32 on a 6 game losing streak.  DeGrom, 29 year old, 98 strikeouts on the season, plain and simple should not let his season go to waste.  312 more words

MLB, Baseball

Mark McGwire Hits #62 (1998)

This isn’t a TV moment in the general sense because it’s not a scene from a 90s sitcom or drama. That being said, Mark McGwire’s 62nd home run during the 1998 home run season is one of the most iconic sports moments of the 90s since it broke Roger Maris’ 37-year-old single-season home run record of 61. 83 more words

TV Moments

5 June 2018: Good time of day unto my gracious Ross!

Good time of day unto my gracious Ross
Who once again has dominated bats!
In his five frames, no run could be embossed
Upon the score. 77 more words

Dodgers

Paul Goldschmidt is Hitting Homers at Home Again

What a boring headline in any other season. “One of game’s top players does good thing at plate” isn’t intriguing in nearly any context. But there’s so much to consider here.  788 more words

Out of the Park and Into My Heart: On the Home Run Boom

Memorial Day is the quarter-mark of the season, and I am not alone in thinking that it’s been a weird one so far. It’s not just because I’ve been riding the Mets roller coaster for the last two months, where Jacob deGrom was hurt and then he wasn’t, where Yoénis Céspedes wasn’t hurt and then he was, where the team was 11-1 and now they’re 25-24. 810 more words

Baseball