Tag Archives: Cooperstown

Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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Where the Past Meets the Future…..

While the Red Sox were alternately napping with their bats and dancing with the raindrops this weekend in Anaheim; and subsequently getting drubbed by a collective 18-4 in a Monday doubleheader; I, along with some very special peeps, took a ride … Continue reading

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“There’s a Stink in the House.” Joe Toth

So Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio are bound for the Hall of Fame! Four very well deserved choices and I loved watching the four of them interviewed by Ron Darling and Greg Amsinger of the MLB … Continue reading

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Cooperstown is Calling…..

The phone will ring today in the homes of a few men and their lives will be transformed in an instant. Their fates are already sealed as the ballots are in and all that awaits is the announcement from that … Continue reading

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Ten Predictions on the Hall of Fame Elections of 2013…..

Today at two pm the Hall of Fame class of 2013 will be announced. It is without question the most “controversial” ballot in the history of this hallowed institution and one would like to think that it will put an end to the … Continue reading

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The soul of America is found in Cooperstown New York.

The hills roll out from the tiny little hamlet nestled away in the mountains of central New York which in June of 1936 gave birth to the shrine of baseball immortality.   Christy Mathewson (top left), Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson (bottom … Continue reading

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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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