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Week in Review (May 6, 2016)

I’ve written before about how over the past few years I’ve fallen out of love with sports and that’s still half-true.

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Week In Review

Trump and the Mickey Mantle Effect

So Ted Cruz has bitten the dust and Trump seems unstoppable. How in the name of all that’s sane has this come to pass? How did so many salt-of-the-earth sorts of Republicans finally climb aboard the  Trump bandwagon, folks who initially would rather have elected Josef Stalin than this epitome of the brash, crass New Yorker? 306 more words

Politics

When I hit a home run I usually didn’t care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered. – Mickey Mantle http://ift.tt/1TdrYRs

Mickey Mantle

April 9th card show

Between card shows, card shops, and new releases, it’s been a busy time to be a collector in Dallas. The day after I pulled the previous post’s Babe Ruth card, there was yet another card show to attended – and of course show off the Ruth. 596 more words

Rants

A 1951 Yankees vs A's BASEBALL PROGRAM / A SNAPSHOT OF AMERICANA

I have an Uncle who has a special place in my heart. He and my Grandfather took my Brother and I to our first baseball game in 1967. 1,131 more words

Vin Scully Isn't A Fan Of Ryan Howard

Vin Scully is a baseball legend, period. He’s someone who, even if you hate the Dodgers, you respect. The man has been a part of the Los Angeles Dodger organization since 1950. 325 more words

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