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LET THE GAMES BEGIN…..

At precisely midnight last night, I was awakened by a huge clap of thunder which rolled on for a full three minutes before dissipating into the darkness of a new day. This day, opening day.  Today at 1:05 Jacoby Ellsbury will step … Continue reading

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Opening Day Presidentially Speaking, FDR, HST, IKE and JFK…..

Franklin Roosevelt tossed more opening day first pitches than any other President in history. FDR hurls the opening day pitch on April 18, 1938, a 12-8 Senators win over the Philadelphia A’s. From 1933-1941 he hurled an opening day toss … Continue reading

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“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls can I direct your attention to the first base box where the President of the United States will throw out the first pitch.”…….What Sherm Feller might have said

Barak Obama is the 44th president of the United States, well sort of. He is actually the 43rd human being to occupy the highest office in the land and that’s because Grover Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th President, … Continue reading

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