Monthly Archives: July 2012

On the seventh day He rested…..

And these two guys were welcomed into the hallowed halls of immortality in Cooperstown New York. Ron Santo Ron Santo played 15 years in Chicago, 14 with the Cubs and one with the White Sox. The legendary Cubs third baseman … Continue reading

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“I’m on my way home… on my way home…I’m going home….. you and I have memories, farther than the road that stretches out ahead”…..The Beatles

ROAD TRIP!!!!! Today I hit the road with the compass pointed NORTH! I’m on my way here…. and I will be traveling with…. daughters numbered one and two (on the right) all in one day, in a car, together, not … Continue reading

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“Babe is still a whole lot of fun! His energy is still around us. I would not be able to do what I do if it wasn’t!”…..Linda Ruth Tosetti

I suspect and imagine that we all are aware of the term “a labor of love”. I think we’ve all engaged in one or two along the way and we understand the concept. Frankly I find the idea of using … Continue reading

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“It would be useless for any player to attempt to explain successful batting.” …..Tris Speaker

Seventy one years ago yesterday Cleveland Indians third baseman Ken Keltner twice dove to his right and made both plays, robbing Joe DiMaggio of two base hits. It halted history and ended the Yankee Clipper’s record-breaking hitting streak at 56 games. Joe DiMaggio had 91 … Continue reading

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“Will ya still need me, will ya still feed me, when I’m 64”????? John Lennon/Paul McCartney

A total of 12,476 members of the Fenway Faithful clicked the turnstiles at Fenway Park on Friday night July 16, 1948. They came to see Red Sox right hander Joe Dobson take on Art Houtteman and the Detroit Tigers. The fans knew that Ted … Continue reading

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And on the seventh day He rested…..And the RBI Machine Played Golf…..

That machine was Lou Gehrig, the “Iron Horse”. Some things you may or may not know about Lou Gehrig. Four times he had over 160 RBI in a season, with a high of 184 in 1931. In one other season, 1937, he … Continue reading

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Hey now you’re an All Star, get your game on, go play……

Today the 2012 All Star break comes to an end as the Red Sox are right up the road from me in Tampa to begin the second half of Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary season. The “Trop”. As they begin the … Continue reading

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