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Holding on and letting go

We’re all familiar with athletes who used some wrong done against them as motivation to excel. Michael Jordan was cut from the high school basketball team.  1,931 more words

The HoME 100: #20–11

Okay, we’ve finally reached the top-20, the elite of the elite, the inner circle, if you will. Today, you’re going to see ten of the twenty best players who ever stepped onto a diamond (and a few ESPN threw in there because their mainstream readers aren’t familiar with Oscar Charlton and Pete Alexander. 2,017 more words

The HoME 100

PACK BREAK - 2 Packs 2014 Panini Prizm Camo Prizms

Kin Kinsley
August 31, 2016

I’m not a modern guy, I open very few packs and I don’t pay any attention to baseball.  However, things just catch your eyes sometimes. 354 more words

Bean

Dear Harry,

Ever since I picked up my Harry Kalas statue at the August 20 giveaway night I’ve been pretty depressed. I mean, it’s bad enough watching a listless team go through the motions for the last month of the baseball season. 952 more words

MLB

This Day In Padres History -- Aug. 28

Aug. 28, 1987 – Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt hits his 522nd career homer at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium to move past San Diego native… 119 more words

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Sports Illustrated

When I was 9 Dad bought me my first Sports Illustrated. May 3rd, 1976. Mike Schmidt was on the cover. We were inside 7-11 waiting for Mom. 229 more words

Nonfiction

The Veterans Stadium Liberty Bell lives on at a South Philadelphia food distributor

I’ve been searching for the Veterans Stadium Liberty Bell since April 16, 2012. It disappeared after the Vet was demolished on March 21, 2004.

But I’ve found it, and it’s still in South Philadelphia. 1,280 more words

Philadelphia