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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;

Stanford victory parade: April 5, 2021

At first I thought the procession was for a fallen firefighter. Soon enough it dawned on me that this was a Covid-protocol social distance parade. I saw Tara Vanderveer with assistant Kate Paye, Haley Jones and others. Two or three … Continue reading

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Fieldwork regarding the skate park initiative in Palo Alto

Palo Alto City Council has agendized for next week, Monday, April 12, a discussion of skateboarding. There is also a memo written by members Alison Cormack and Greg Tanaka on the topic.What should we do with the Greer Park skateboard … Continue reading

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Rufus T. Fireball Fingers and their finery

OR, WHEN I HEAR ‘CHIN MUSIC’, I ‘DUCK SOUP’ Been walking around all morning with 10 baseball cards in the pocket of either my Patagonia green vest or my Polo maroon cotton pants, what I call “finery”; “Finery” is a … Continue reading

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Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Kent Lockhart, Danny McCalister, LenRay McCalister

LenRay McCalister has died, age 49. His brother Stanley was my teammate for Gunn basketball, and his oldest brother Danny McCalister was a star of the Gunn Titans first championship basketball team, 22-5 in 1979-1980. There were six McCalister brothers … Continue reading

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The rush dies when Colts lineman rookie Danny Pinter becomes versed

I’m following the development of Colts lineman Danny Pinter, number 63 above, a rookie from Ball State and South Bend, Indiana. His position coach is Chris Strausser who was the quarterback for Gunn of Palo Alto Titans in 1981. I … Continue reading

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Go with God, Diego

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Good luck, Anna Wilson #3 and Alyssa Jerome #10 of the Cardinal hoopsters tipping off this morning against Cal Poly

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Spectacular catch by Davante Adams of Palo Alto and Packers should count as a touchdown

Same exact thing happened to me on the final play of the Terman -Wilbur game in 1977, right Zlotnick, Kjos?

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Russell Wilson poised to pass John Brodie on all-time annals

Brodie 31,548 after 201 games, age 38, for the 49ers of my childhood, before Joe Reed, Steve Spurrier, Steve DeBerg, Joe Montana, Steve Young. Russell Wilson for Seattle Seahawks is about 320 short of that, for 45th all time, but … Continue reading

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Pederson clout sparks LaLa win

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