Category Archives: Sports

Catcher In The Wry

“Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.” – Yogi Berra They used to say that rooting for the Yankees was like rooting for U.S. Steel. It’s a good thing that Yogi and the boys didn’t … Continue reading

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X’s And Anti-O’s

Audibles are not allowed in the Age of Obama: Tennessee Football Coach Says He Was Fired For Recording Anti-Obama Song (by Doug Powers via Michelle Malkin) The assistant should have had his players chant “Mmm mmm mmm” every day before … Continue reading

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Golfing With Heroes

H/T to Mike Hole No. 3 at American Lake Veterans Golf Course Dedicated to Medal of Honor Award Recipients Hole No. 3 at American Lake Veterans Golf Course, considered the course’s “signature” hole,” was dedicated as the “Medal of Honor” … Continue reading

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Opening Day

“PLAY BALL!” Winter doesn’t end on the first day of Spring. At least not for me.  In my house, old King Cold isn’t overthrown until I hear the Man in Blue (or whatever designer color these effete moderns may be … Continue reading

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So Long, Number #4

R.I.P., Duke of Flatbush We’re talkin’ baseball Kluszewski, Campanella Talkin’ baseball The Man and Bobby Feller The Scooter and the Barber and the Newk They knew them all from Boston to Dubuque Especially Willie, Mickey, and the Duke. –Terry Cashman, … Continue reading

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“…That Williams Of The Bostons Is Pretty Good Too.”

“The greatest team I played for was the Marine Corps.” –Ted Williams “Ted was everything that was right about the game of baseball. If you really think about it, he was everything that is right about this country.” –Lloyd McClendon, … Continue reading

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It Sounded Like A Strike…

Reds Hurler Throws Fastest Pitch Ever Recorded “I didn’t see it until the ball was behind me,” said Tony Gwynn. I’d be rooting for this kid if he didn’t pitch for a team named the Reds…

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“Take Me Out To The Ballgame…”

“Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a Communist.” – Alvin Dark “To be an American and unable to play baseball is comparable to being a Polynesian and unable to swim.” – John … Continue reading

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Clemens Indicted For Lying To Congress

Metro – Clemens indicted for lying to Congress. …and when will Congress be indicted for lying to us??

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The Champ Nears The End

33-year old Joseph L. Barrow from Buckalew Mountain, Alabama, is the hardest hitting human on planet Earth, which means he is the hardest puncher in the solar system.  Men who have felt the force of Mr. Barrow’s blows liken the … Continue reading

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