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It’s World Series Time and I’m Thinking About Yogi

Nobody played in more World Series games than Yogi. Continue reading

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Can-Am ’15: A Season of Images

Photos from the Can-Am Baseball League 2015 season and championship series. Continue reading

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Photo Tour of the Minors Pt. 4 — The Indies

Visits to Cambell’s Field and Skylands Park Continue reading

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Photo Tour of the Minors Pt. 3 — Blue Claws and Iron Pigs

The future Phillies in Lakewood and Allentown Continue reading

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Baseball New York

Citi Field in Queens and Yankee Stadium in the Bronx Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan’s Retirement Guide

There must be a lot of people retired, retiring and starting to see retirement on the horizon because there is no shortage of folks ready to offer retirement “counseling.” Most of it is financial or healthcare related. I’m going to … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 5 – Money Changes Everything

Between 1991 and 2014 the cost of bringing a family of four to the ballpark for a major league baseball game increased 168%. That is based on a statistic called the Fan Cost Index which includes four average price tickets, … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 4 – New Places, New Faces

I spent the 50’s in New York’s iconic and since demolished ballparks. The 60’s were all about Shea. And I started the 70’s drinking beer with my buddies at the “Mistake by the Lake.” In the 80’s and 90’s, largely … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 2 – Coming of Age

As the 1960’s started I was a 10-year old in 5th grade. At the end of the decade I was in my freshman year of college. In 1960, the New York Mets existed only as a business plan on the … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 1 – Childhood Heroes

The first seven years of my life coincided with the heyday of New York baseball. The Dodgers were in Brooklyn, the Giants in Upper Manhattan and across the river the Yankees were in the Bronx. All three won a World … Continue reading

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