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PICTURES TRULY DO SAY 1,000 WORDS

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Chuck Boyd stood in a long line. As he waited, he thought. The longer he waited the more devious his thoughts were. Little did he know it would be a defining moment in his life and career. After graduating high school in 1957, Boyd having “no desire to go to college,” joined the United States Marine Corp during peacetime. In the wake of completing boot camp Boyd wanted no part of what was next:...

ONE-ON-ONE WITH BOBBY CREMINS

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The College of Charleston basketball season is six months away, but you’d never know it. Not here, anyway. Not if you’re walking the halls of 284 King Street, the side street office of Cougars head coach Bobby Cremins. In this modest office space along the historic downtown Charleston district, the 2007-2008 College of Charleston basketball season is underway. Preparations for the season ahead...

HATE THE PLAYA’, NOT THE GAME

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Buster Posey

The official Major League Baseball rule states, “The catcher, without the ball in his possession, has no right to block the pathway of the runner attempting to score. The base line belongs to the runner and the catcher should be there only when he is fielding a ball or when he already has the ball in his hand.” – Comment on Rule 7.06 (b) San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey knows the rule; a...

IN LIKE A FOX, OUT LIKE A LYONS

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Fans watching the 2006 Major League Baseball post-season on FOX are witnessing a network running amuck in the broadcast booth. Days later Thom Brennaman committed not one – but two – regretful mistakes, FOX has announced they have given color commentator Steve Lyons his pink slip. This news comes in the middle of post-season play, an indicator of the level of embarrassment the network is dealing...

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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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