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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

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I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was. – Shakespeare Vin Scully received the Icon Award at the annual ESPY’s ceremony this week. I grew up listening to Scully, mostly on nationally televised games. There was no internet, or cable, or MLB app when I was a teenager (Wow! I really am getting old). But, I digress. Despite my lack...

ALL-STAR FLASHBACK: MAZ STARS IN ’79

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Lee Mazzilli sat on the bench at The Kingdome in Seattle for seven innings, watching the 1979 Major League Baseball All-Star unfold. Mazzilli, then the 24-year old New York Mets center fielder who was named to the team by National League manager Tommy Lasorda, was soaking it up like a sponge. It was Mazzilli’s first and, eventually, only All-Star appearance and from the beginning it must have...

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John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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