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My Two Most Enduring Memories of Tommy Lasorda

I have to share with you two of my favorite and most enduring  memories of Tommy Lasorda, who passed last week.  In earlier posts, I have written about my Walter Mitty life growing up in L.A. as a kid working … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Back…Kinda

“Strikeouts are boring, besides that they’re fascist.  Throw some ground balls, it’s more democratic.” – Crash Davis (movie version) Baseball is back. And it looks a lot different.   GMM celebrates its return with one of the greatest scenes from the … Continue reading

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Mike Trout Doubt’s America’s False Choice

We have always maintained that to reopen the economy was a false choice unless the public had confidence the virus had been contained. The U.S. is losing control of the COVID crisis due to the colossal failure of leadership by … Continue reading

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Baseball Giants Are Born This Day

Today In 1883: The New York Gothams play their 1st game in franchise history (nice uniforms!) They were renamed the more familiar New York Giants in 1885, and became the San Francisco Giants in 1958. #MLB #SFGiants pic.twitter.com/AxCniXldym — Baseball … Continue reading

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World (War I) Series

This is so cool…more than baseball heroes! Hank Gowdy and men from the 116th Infantry playing ball behind the front lines in France, August 1918. NARA. @OTBaseballPhoto pic.twitter.com/78VN6MPtt1 — Jeff Nichols (@backwards_river) December 15, 2018

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