Category Archives: sports

has a ball or stick and is not murder or war; their were or are bubblegum cards or tobacco cards to exploit it; was cool when i was young but is now increasingly sadly undermined by greed;

Sabathia to Alonso to Barco vs Tinker to Evers to Chance

I cannot recite much of Canterbury tales beyond April being the cruelest month, eventually, but somehow I can do this from memory: These are cruelest of baseball words Tinker to Evers to Chance A trio of bearcubs yet fleeter than … Continue reading

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Caster Semenya on The Farm

One hundred eighteen years after university founder Leland Stanford hired Eadweard Muybridge to photo document and reveal mysteries of human and horse forms in motion, champion runner Caster Semenya comes to The Farm Angell Field Prefontaine Classic (!) Sunday to … Continue reading

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From Ausmus to Meyers to chance

Who can guess why I have posted an item with a mug shot of a Dartmouth undergrad named Sophie Ausmus ’20 and an old tobacco era trading card of Chief Meyers of the New York Giants? Well, they both went … Continue reading

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Spain, Spoon, spin

  Soccer match, 9 a.m. i.e soonly US vs World A favorite indie rock band releases a single and gets reviewed in The Times Dave Bartholomew big beat sound responsible for “The Fat Man” and 60 other charting singles by … Continue reading

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THE GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT

Not really. We are in the cellar. But Mad Bum has 80 strikeouts in 79 innings and I found this cool 90 second video from 1951…

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Kudos to KeeSean Johnson the former Paly star and Tinsley VTP student for being drafted by the NFL Cardinals

KeeSean Johnson starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno State and is now drafted by the NFL (Arizona Cardinals) as a wide receiver and is from East Palo Alto. A few years prior, Davante Adams starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno … Continue reading

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Not so much wah-hoo-wah for Ben Lovejoy in his 14 minutes TOI last night

I’m following the NHL playoffs, for the first time since the Bruins were great back in the 1980s and I lived in New Hamshire. Pete Peters was their goalie, I think. I’m following the Dallas North Stars, against the St. … Continue reading

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