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Book Review: 24: Life Stories And Lessons From The Say Hey Kid

Life Stories And Lessons From The Say Hey Kid, by Willie Mays And John Shea One of the counterarguments to the past being better than the present, which is true in many respects, is the stupidity of nicknames like the … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Said It Couldn’t Be Done

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done:  The ’69 Mets, New York City, And The Most Astounding Season In Baseball History, by Wayne Coffey You know the type.  You go to a sports bar and watch a few games on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ten Innings At Wrigley

Ten Innings At Wrigley:  The Wildest Ballgame Ever, With Baseball On The Brink, by Kevin Cook While this is in general at least a mildly entertaining book in parts about an interesting game, the book is not quite as exciting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Inside The Empire

Inside The Empire:  The True Power Behind The New York Yankees, by Bob Klapish and Paul Solotaroff Doing a season retrospective on a team is a tough task.  One can choose a team that one thinks will be really successful … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Is The Day

This Is The Day:  Reclaim Your Dream.  Ignite Your Passion.  Live Your Purpose., by Tim Tebow with A.J. Gregory [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Tim Tebow, former … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Baseball Crows

The Baseball Crows, by Chris Windsor [Note: This manuscript was given free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] Earlier this week I received a package in the mail from an author who had read one … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In The Minor Leagues Of Baseball, by John Feinstein Admittedly, my personal familiarity with minor league baseball is fairly slight. I once went to a game with a girl I was dating at the … Continue reading

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Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

Today, as I was reading a book by one of my former teachers [1], I came across an interesting quote from former President Theodore Roosevelt. This particular quote is interesting for several reasons. For one, Theodore Roosevelt was known for … Continue reading

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