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Martin Saunders Jan 15th, 1927-November 18th 2015

My earliest memory is of my father encasing my brother and I in his arms and rolling us down a hillside in a park in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.   747 more words


Why Black People Tend to Dance: An Apology for Cam Newton

Much of the criticism not just of this angry mother, but of those less offended by his behavior, but wishing he conducted himself differently, has centered around the opinion that Cam’s behavior, amongst other things, was lacking in class. 1,028 more words

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Huge baseball memorabilia auction happening online tomorrow

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Auction Event, is on November 14 at 11am EST online with Invaluable.com and in person at the museum and factory in Louisville, Kentucky. 404 more words


The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with...

The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it. 7 more words

Jackie Robinson

Morning Pop Talk - Goooooo METS!!!

First the backstory: Wednesday night the New York Mets clinched the Major League Baseball’s 2015 National League Championship Series by sweeping the Cubs and advancing to the World Series for the first time since 2015. 1,273 more words

Hey, Mo'!

With the World Series approaching and rumbles reminiscent of “roid rage” erupting in the dugouts and on the diamonds, perhaps we ought to harken back to a simpler time, a time of black-and-white photographs and jazz music and gentlemanly behavior among those ballplayers our grandfathers (and many of our grandmothers, to be sure!) idolized as kids. 716 more words

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Former Brooklyn Dodger Carl Erskine

Carl Erskine is a former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1948 through 1959. 64 more words