Monthly Archives: April 2017

For all “Intends” and Purposes, Benintendi is Good

I was really hoping to go to Camden Yards today. My school work this weekend was on the lull side and I didn’t have a lot to get ready for regarding Monday. Unfortunately the one thing I didn’t forsee was … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Al Benton

Went up to the Yards this afternoon to see the Birds take on the Red Sox. Every year I see the Sox play, another anniversary goes by. This time it’s sixty-five. It was sixty-five years ago (give or take a … Continue reading

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Game 3: September, 5, 1995

It’s the “silver medal” game that no one remembers. But for one brief period, it was the talk of all baseball. Cal Ripken and Lou Gehrig. Tied, at last. There was even one column that proposed they stay that way. … Continue reading

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April 15: A day like all days, only different

April 15 is a day of many dimensions. It is income tax day. It’s also the day the Titanic sunk. And it’s also my brother-in-law’s birthday. Different things to different people. It the world of baseball however, April 15 has … Continue reading

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Game 4: September 28, 2011

For a while they were calling this ‘Baseball’s Greatest Night’ because about four games were being played simultaneously that would decide who got in the playoffs. For me, it was anything but great. The Red Sox of 2011 were a … Continue reading

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“What did you see?” “Iceberg, straight ahead!” “Thank you.”

I am going to deviate today from talking about baseball. Instead, I want to say a few words regarding another small hobby of mine: Titanic. The year is 1906. For most of the nineteenth century, Britain dominated trade and travel … Continue reading

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Report from Nats Park

Went to Nats Park last night. Season doesn’t officially start for me until I see both the O’s and the Nats. Nationals beat the Cards 14-6. 19 Hits. What’s not to like. Well… 1. Tanner Roark had a rather torturous … Continue reading

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