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Treasures from the Vault

I know exactly when I obtained this. Sunday, April 15, 1973. The year 1973 was celebrated as the 50th anniversary of the opening of Yankee Stadium (1923). As a promotion the Yankees were giving away a souvenir replica of the … Continue reading

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A Traveling Man

Mark and I headed up to the Yards today to see the Orioles take on the Los Angeles Angels, one of the horde of teams in the mix for the second Wild Card spot. Control was an issue as the … Continue reading

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Gearing up for August 29

Yesterday we had our Rover pre-election meeting in preparation for the August 29 Special Election to fill a position on the Fairfax County School Board. In person absentee voting continues to be available at the Government Center where the turnout … Continue reading

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Treasures from the Vault

My mother always referred to the All Star game as “just an exhibition game”. To me however it was something special. I recall following the vote totals in the newspaper leading up to the player selection and took great pride … Continue reading

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Nats come up short

Went to Nats Park today to check out the Los Angeles Angels, one of the multitude of teams the Orioles need to pass if they want to make the playoffs. The Angels don’t appear to be anything special. Unfortunately nether … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Marketing a Self-Published Book

It’s getting close to that time. The manuscript for November Third has been uploaded to the publisher. In a week or two I’ll have my proof copy. Then it’s scrubbing the manuscript for any lingering typos. Last minute tweaks to … Continue reading

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Treasures from the Vault

“The Bible of Baseball.” I discovered The Sporting News around 1956. It was a weekly publication and each issue had a least one article on every team. Even during the winter! It also had the week’s box scores, not only … Continue reading

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