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Bernie Williams

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 […]

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Bits and pieces

July 21, 2011

Because, why not? Baseball Reflections posted this review of David Halberstam‘s October 1964, one of several baseball books from the author of “more important” works. Upshot:”This work is one of the most in depth looks at the behind the scenes make-up of a World Series match-up that has ever been written. While certainly not a […]

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What vacation? Work, work work. That’s why my entries have been tailing off of late. With three months left til the due date, I have almost 100 of the 501 titles I need for the University of Nebraska Press project. As Regis says, “I’m only one man!” Anyway, I will try to post as often […]

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Bookshelf shorthand for Take Me Out to The Ball Game, as per’s Bullpen: To honor the lyricist of Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Jack Norworth Day is celebrated at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. Neither Norworth nor his partner Albert Von Tilzer, who wrote the music, had ever seen a game when they created […]

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Birthday greetings

September 13, 2010

Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka turns 30. Dice-K: The First Season of the Red Sox $100 Million Man Former Yankee favorite Bernie Williams is 42. The Journey Within (since you can put a CD on your bookshelf.)

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