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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;

Salute to Dempseys’ three generations of mid-Peninsula diamond stars: Con, Dave, Nolan

This is not Nolan Dempsey the former Serra and Fresno State Star, but it is a snippet of the Stanford – Fresno State game on June 3, 2019 9-7 eliminating Fresno although Dempsey scored twice and was cheered on by … Continue reading

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Ring Lardner VS Otto Correct

It rained down in Cincinnati one day and somebody organized a little game of cards they was shy to man to make six and asked hi and Kari to play. “I’m with you if you get AC and make it … Continue reading

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Great Article in the Merc about Harvard bound student athlete poet, Eleanor Wikstrom

I said on this social media page that she is sort of a cross between Rupa Marya the singing physician who lives in Oakland, Joshua Shedroff Redman the Berkeley high and Harvard grad who turn down Yale Law, and Helen … Continue reading

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In the 10 seasons before the Dodgers move west, New York team’s comprised 16 of 20 World Series competitors, all three teams won (and the Dodgers won their first year in LA)

The tip of the To Bruce Weber and Roger Kahn Whereas today’s times says for 10 seasons one New York team or another won every World Series but one

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Planes Indians

They should change the name of the pro football scoring play from “touch-down” which implies that beyond breaking the plane you also have to get into the zone far enough to literally put pigskin to God’s green earth — that’s … Continue reading

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Sara Choy VS Ted Kluszewski

I was working on something else –looking for some photo from last year’s 2019 San Francisco Rock and Roll Half Marathon, and I did a double take and asked myself: is that Ted Kluszewski? Ted was a powerful first baseman … Continue reading

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Training log blog, April 5, 2020<<February 3, 2020

50. 49. 48. LONG RUN? (which would be about 8 to 10 at most — for a 13.1 mile San Francisco Rock and Roll Half Marathon, Sunday, April 5 where my goals would be a, finish; b, survive to talk … Continue reading

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