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“Everyone Who Knew Him Well, Loved Him…..A Lot”. Sue Thomsen

I know that I’m getting older, I sure as hell don’t feel any older, but the undeniable, incessant march of time will bring wisdom to those open to it. So my march toward my next decade has made me wiser, most definitely wiser. … Continue reading

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“Attention please ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, now batting for Boston, number 29, Jim Pagliaroni, Pagliaroni”…..Sherm Feller

One of the things I enjoy the most about writing this is how one story leads to another. Yesterday’s piece brought me to Bill Monbouquette’s 17 strikeout night in 1961 and that brought me to his catcher that evening, Jim Pagliaroni. Jim … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Who Loves the Red Sox…..

Saturday’s post on Mickey Mantle solicited a heartfelt and wonderful response from Tom. In it he said  “I guess I shouldn’t say this, but I absolutely loved Mantle…” and it is that comment that inspires me this morning. Two of … Continue reading

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