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The Fallen Mystique of Baseball

I was recently watching a baseball related movie called “61” about the home run race between Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in 1961.  They both had a chance to break Babe Ruth’s all time home run record of 60. 512 more words

Christian Life

Photographs And Memories: My Favorite Yankees Snapshots

Almost everyone knows my love for photography. I love my camera so much that I was essentially “married” to it for 50 years. (Thank heavens my wife was very understanding then.) But while most people know me as… 348 more words

Sports

I finished up “The Wrong Side Of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly earlier. It’s the most recent and hopefully not the last Harry Bosch book. 

This one you could really see Harry connect with the story. 122 more words

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"Only I" 1960 World Series Notes

Likely one can make a good case that I go go a bit far in my criticism, usually directed against most modern announcers, “non return” broadcasting great, Bob Costas, a notable exception. 326 more words