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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;

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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Cubberley Basketball Hall of Fame and honorable mentions, in Plastic Alto

Cubberley basketball hall of fameas accorded by Plastic Alto, Earthwise Productions and The Titensity Spin On Your Finger Machine Doctors First team:Forward Mike Nichols 1959Forward Rick Kuhta 1964Center Paul Trainer 1971Guard Ray Gale 1962Guard Todd Walker 1974 Second teamForward Wylie … Continue reading

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The Lord is first; my friends and family are second; I am third.

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