BASEBALL AND KINDNESS

I have a great bobblehead collection, and am proud of it. Last night the Dodgers had Freddy Freeman bobblehead night. Took off early, battled the notorious traffic, parking challenges, and walked eagerly to the park. “I am so sorry, sir, but we have no more...

BAT AND MITT

Ever wonder which came first the bat or the mitt Seems like the bat after which then you would discover you could sure use a mitt Nothing fancy about any of this I know but just want to share with some other kids some other baseball fans just want to acknowledge that...

PLAYING CATCH

We said little just back and forth back and forth and sometimes I would pitch with a warm up and try to throw a strike right down the pipe buddy Time would pass the dog would lie down and doze off Dad seemed to have his mind (and heart) elsewhere He liked tossing the...

THE MAGIC IS BACK

Ok, so maybe it is too sappy. Maybe. But this is the first time in a year and a half my “game buddy” and I have gone to the stadium. We used to go regularly. Year and a half. Think of all that has happened in that time. Last night. Dodger Stadium. We...

THIS IS NOT TAX DAY – IT IS JACKIE’S DAY

April 15 may be “tax day” for some, but it should be much better known as Jackie Robinson Day. Here are some quotes from the man: “Plenty of times I wanted to haul off when somebody insulted me for the color of my skin, but I had to hold to myself. I knew...