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Since I posted the first of these on a Thursday, which is known on social media as a time of reflection, I thought to make it a regular thing under this rubric. These are kind of fun; it’s like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get. (Actually, I never understood […]


Well, that‘s a relief

February 10, 2011 · 0 comments

Because you can keepvolumes of law on a bookshelf: “Federal prosecutors have cut the number of felony charges Barry Bonds faces from 11 to five.”


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published this piece on the author of the new Vin Scully biography. The Amazon Report on Pull Up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story


Curt Smith, who has a professed fondness for the boys in the baseball booth, has published another in-depth biography about an broadcasting icon. In Pull Up A Chair: The Vin Scully Story (Potomac), Smith — who has covered other industry stars as Mel Allen and Dizzy Dean— combines his admiration for the man was had […]


* On this date

April 5, 2008 · 0 comments

in 1934, WSAL hires Red Barber to broadcast Cincinnati Reds games. The Amazon Report on Red Barber: Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat 1947 When All Hell Broke Loose in Baseball: The Year Jackie Robinson Broke the Color Barrier, by Red Barber


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