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BUCKNERS MOVED ON, WE SHOULD TOO

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Long after fans stripped Shea Stadium of everything not nailed down, Tom Seaver and Gary Gentry left the clubhouse and returned to the torn up field followed by Life Magazine photographers. “I realized for the first time that the ultimate joy is not in the clubhouse, spraying champagne … the biggest thrill is on the field, joining teammates in the competition to achieve one common...

A GREATER PURPOSE

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Mariano Rivera

You don’t have to like the New York Yankees, but how can you not respect Mariano Rivera? He has spent nearly one-half of his life beating everyone in sight — with one pitch, a cutter. Rivera pitched 19 major league seasons and recorded more saves than anyone in MLB (652). Rivera led the Yankees march to the World Series seven times (winning five times). He pitched in the post-season...

HIS NAME IS OLBERMANN, KEITH OLBERMANN

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His name is Olbermann, Keith Olbermann. If you’re a sports fan you already know that sports media fact. You also know Olbermann’s public and professional persona has led to some ugly name-calling. Over the years, columnists, fans and colleagues have added some colorful adjectives to describe the Olbermann brand. He’s been labeled Acerbic. Provocateur. Erudite. Acerbic – again. Jerk. Irreverent. A...

MLB AND MONTREAL ARE NO MATCH

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The noise coming from the North is the sound of old – and new – Montreal Expos fans. On Saturday, about 1,000 baseball-hungry fans from Montreal were waving flags, drinking cold beverages and shouting from the outfield seats at Rogers Centre during the Tampa Bay Rays-Toronto Blue Jays game. The trip was organized by Matthew Ross who owns ExposNation.com. “Our goal is to celebrate the history of...

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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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