Tag Archives: Baseball

You can’t go back

So to complete the Father’s Day experience, it was the case of the two Papas at the ball game, sitting in the upper deck in the hot sun, trying to stay cool and root for the Angels, which, on this … Continue reading

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The difference between good and great

What’s the difference between good and great? That’s a question that affects a lot of what we do, from our jobs, to our ministries, to our service in the community, to what it means to be a father, mother, husband … Continue reading

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How to win and lose gracefully

I still can’t stop thinking about that World Series. It was surely one of the best in memory. Hard fought, civil and respectful — unlike that other battle that’s been going on that has its seventh game tomorrow.

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What the Cubbies lost when they won

Oh, somewhere in the favored land the sun is shining bright; The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light, And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; But there is no joy in Mudville — mighty Casey … Continue reading

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67 years of making people important

He had a voice that was made for the transistor radio. It was a match made in baseball heaven. We cannot say goodbye to baseball, 2016, without joining everybody else in the sports world for a fitting send-off to Vin … Continue reading

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Grace and the end of baseball season

When you got nothin’ You got nothin’ to lose.  – Bob Dylan The Angels played their last game of the season yesterday. That means there’s only five months until spring training. And believe me, spring training is all that Angels … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Time to oil up the mitt, dig out the bat and ball and get ready for — you guessed it — baseball. Halfway through spring training and two weeks to opening day. … Continue reading

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It counts

Baltimore Orioles: 8. Chicago White Sox: 2. Paid Attendance: 0. It was an eerie scene in Baltimore’s Camden Yards yesterday when, except for a few reporters and three scouts, an official major league baseball game (it counted) was played in … Continue reading

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