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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;

The Lockhart Loo (2023)

The Brigham Young player called Pony the N word. Later Goodwin reprimanded Lockhart, who watched the overtime from the bench, for not letting him fight his own battles. (Kent’s account, circa 2009, of the fight in 1984 seen on the internet) Continue reading

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Open letter to Robert Christgau my fellow Dartmouthian on behalf of Steve Poltz my fellow baseballian

(Not sure based on his gate with one of those word puzzle clues whether this went through to the man himself, but I’ll throw it out there like a message in a bottle, or like when an old guy is … Continue reading

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Only five Dartmouthians have appeared in the baseball World Series

According to the recent Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, only five Dartmouth alumni have played in the World Series. Red Rolfe Brad Ausmus Kyle Hendricks Mike Remlinger Jim Beattie  

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You know me, Joc

When I met Joc Pederson Friday at The Mitch he was mired in a 2-for-22 slump. Yet he broke loose Tuesday with three HRs and 8 RBIs, then had another dinger yesterday. I am taking partial credit for the swing, … Continue reading

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Gunn streaks to top 25 in CCS baseball and El Camino league title

Gunn has won nine straight, 14-1 in league with 25 teams in the entire CCS can boast more wins and ranked higher by MaxPreps. Paly is #3 with 23 wins. Maybe they each will win their respective CCS divisions. 23-5, … Continue reading

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Palo Alto’s Henry Bolte has 12 homers and 43 stolen bases as Vikings sail on to 20 win season, regional title quest

Paly wins by average score of 9 to 3 (231 runs scored, 73 yielded, after 27 starts). Bolte is hitting nearly .500, and if they walk him it’s like a double. I met the dad down at a cafe on … Continue reading

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‘Oh, Henry!’ leads Vikings to 13th straight win

BOLTE IS TOP RATED PLAYER, FUTURE PRO OR LONGHORN Paly is outscoring its opponents 144 to 27 aggregate, Is the top team in the metro region in San Francisco according to the Chronicle they play Saint Francis on a Saturday … Continue reading

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Palo Alto primed for CCS baseball championship chase

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Roger v. Remi

Roger Craig won three Super Bowl rings; Remi Wolf has released 11 videos. they are both wearing red in two photos and face paint. there is no other reason I am mentioning them in the same breath. coincidentally I met … Continue reading

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SHP-shooter makes 39 straight in practice but only 5 of 6 with season on the line; Crusaders slay Gators in OT

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