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Cask 23: A Wine That Makes a Statement

When someone or something achieves iconic status, it doesn’t get much more prestigious.

When I think of sports icons, Mickey Mantle comes to mind in baseball, Michael Jordan in basketball, Joe Montana in football, and Pele in that “other football” (i.e., futbol, or soccer). 252 more words

Wine In The Glass

Bid Board Finds: Vintage Players & Steroid Era Sluggers 

Quick post for a lot of loot that put a smile to my face when I needed it. $6 for 5 vintage cards ranging from 1960 to 1970, Palmeiro stamp card, graded Sosa rookie, and a graded Mantle. 42 more words

Bid Board Finds

The Recent Game 7 Was Great But Not Even Close To Being The Greatest

Oh Jayson Stark, take advice from Wayne Newton’s song and “slow down,” not just some, but a great deal.

Stark, a typical writer going with the “latest is the greatest,” easy route, called the latest game 7, obviously a great game, the greatest game. 804 more words

The Chicago Cubs Win It All

The Chicago Cubs, the team that had the best regular season record, won their first World Series since 1908, winning (8-7) in 10 innings in game 7, at Cleveland vs the Indians, to complete a comeback from a three games to one series deficit. 299 more words

A Great Dick Cavett Show On Decades Tonight With Don Rickles And Other Great Guests

No World Series game, a bad football game, who cares as there is an incredibly great Dick Cavett Show, airing on Decades tonight at 8 P.M. 132 more words

A Whole New Game

1968 Topps Game

The 1968 Topps Game cards are probably the most popular insert set of the 1960’s. This 33-card set full of Hall of Famers measure just smaller than a standard size 1968 Topps bubble gum card. 188 more words

Set Building

Uncle Bardie's Weekly Music Pick: Centerfield

It’s Thursday again. You know what that means. Uncle Bardie’s Weekly Music Pick. UncleBardiiegives a double thumbs up to this week’s selection: “Centerfield” by John Fogerty: 74 more words

Weekly Music Pick