Tag Archives: Baseball

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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Conflicted relationships

As far as major league baseball in Los Angeles is concerned, the Dodgers will always be the storied team going back to its beginnings in 1884 in Brooklyn with 6 World Championships and 22 Pennants to boast about over 130 … Continue reading

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Order and chaos

This Catch will begin with an apology. My “get used to it” comment in yesterday’s Catch towards those who, like my wife, do not like baseball, was rude and insensitive. My wife was offended, so I am sure there were … Continue reading

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