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Bits and pieces, Sept. 6, 2017

September 6, 2017

Haven’t done one of these in awhile, but here we go… This whole unpleasant business with Charlottesville has opened a can of worms when it comes to deciding which people who had previously been recognized by way of statues, parks, and roadways should have those honors stripped. Case in point: Tom Yawkey, former owner of the Boston […]

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Congratulations to the cast and crew of Signs of the Time,  winner of the Award for Baseball Excellence at the 2009 Baseball Film Festival, held at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.  The award, “given to the film that excels in one or all of the following categories: research, historical context, appreciation of the […]

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* The most unlikely slugger

September 12, 2008

Ever since the announcement was made that 2008 would be the final year for Yankee Stadium, baseball fans and players have been waxing nostalgic about The House That Ruth Built. Legendary names come to mind as the memories flood in: Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, Gandhi. Gandhi? What, you never heard? The Bronx landmark has been […]

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