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Remembering '65: Lowly Mets send Dodgers reeling

By Jon Weisman

Here’s a game, within a series, within a season, that would have driven Dodger fans on Twitter crazy. 876 more words

Sandy Koufax

Sports Songs: Evel Knievel, Mudcat Grant, Jake Lamotta, Johnny Bench, Tug McGraw, Guy Lafleur

In this edition of Sports Songs, Rick Gieser plays spoken word performances by big name athletes, including Evel Knievel, Mudcat Grant, Jake Lamotta, Johnny Bench, Tug McGraw and Guy Lafleur! 9 more words

Sports Songs With Rick Gieser

"Ya Gotta Believe"

There is a strange psychological phenomenon that takes place when the subconscious is in sync with one’s personal conscious beliefs.  We attract positive outcomes. As mentioned in yesterday’s blog about the Mets, Baseball is rife with life metaphors we can apply to our own aspirations. 306 more words


Banana Bread and George Theodore's Sweet Tooth

My grandmother, of Slovak origin, made certain foods I could barely pronounce, let alone digest.  Among these old-world favorites (at least in eastern Slovakia, near the Ukrainian border), were… 1,011 more words


Mark James / B. J. Thomas: "Hooked On A Feeling"

Tune du Jour: “Hooked On A Feeling” – B.J. Thomas
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: The Slugs vs. Trudbol
Peruse, Comment and Vote (I Beseech, Implore and Urge Thee, respectively) 461 more words
THE CLASH Of Cover Tunes

Cpl "Tug" McGraw US Marine Corps Reserves (1965-1971)

View the Military Service of Baseball Legend:

Cpl “Tug” McGraw

US Marine Corps Reserves

(Served 1965-1971)

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Short Bio: Before he was known as Tim McGraw’s dad, “Tug” McGraw was known for his pitching for the “Amazing Mets” during the ’60s & 70’s. Ya Gotta Believe

Athletes Who Served

2015 Topps Heritage Cuta Autographs; Worst Ever

I don’t understand Topps and their designers.  You have the rights to the most iconic designs in sports card history.  Licenses to use any MLB trademarked logos and an army of dedicated fans of the set and what do you do to the cut autographs? 349 more words

Cut Autograph